Join the conversation with harness racing fans from around the globe by using the hashtag #InternationalTrot for the $1 million International Trot at Yonkers Raceway Saturday, October 10.
If you are looking for more direct news – straight from the horse’s mouth – you are in luck as several contenders in the field are already quite active online.
Probably the biggest Internet equine celebrity in the race is the French trotter Timoko. His official web site is timoko.nl/en and you can follow him on Twitter @timoko3 or on Facebook where there is more than one page dedicated to the popular trotter.
The Norwegian trotter Papagayo E has an active Facebook page with many updates and photos at facebook.com/papagayoe
The Swedish trotter Mosaique Face has updates available through the Lutfi Kolgjini Stable web site kolgjini.se.
On raceday, everyone around the world can enjoy free live video of the races from Yonkers online at yonkersraceway.com/livevideo.
Post positions for the International Trot will be drawn on Tuesday, October 6.
Bettors can take advantage of a 50 cent Pick 5 wager where $25,000 will be added to the pool by the SOA of NY and the gross pool is guaranteed at $75,000. The Pick 5 starts in Race 2 Saturday with an approximate post time of 2:20pm.