YONKERS, NY — Yonkers Raceway, with the approval of the New York State Gaming Commission, has announced a unique Empire Club promotion just in time for Justify.
New (sign up at promotions booth) and existing Empire Club members shall receive a $5 win ticket on Justify as he goes after the Triple Crown in this Saturday’s (June 9th) Belmont Stakes. It’s limited to the first 1,000 members (total value of the promotion $5,000).
Justify drew post position No. 1 in the field of 10 for the 150th Belmont as he tries to become just the second undefeated (Seattle Slew-1977) Triple Crown winner.
Empire Club members may begin receiving the complimentary wager race day beginning at 10 AM, at the main floor promotions booth.
Note that Belmont Park’s first post that day is 11:35 AM, with the 150th Belmont Stakes (11th race) set for approximately 6:46 PM.
What You’ll Need
1 1/2 ounces bourbon whiskey
1/2 ounce medium dry sherry
1/2 ounce fresh lemon juice
1/2 ounce simple syrup
Splash of orange juice
Splash of cranberry juice
5 mint leaves
Mint sprig and orange zest for garnish
How to Make It
In a cocktail shaker, shake all the ingredients with ice.
Strain into a chilled cocktail glass.
Garnish with a fresh mint sprig and orange peel.
(Recipe Courtesy: Dale DeGroff)