New York Racing Association

New York To Allow Exemptions On Purse-Claiming Price Ratio

The New York Gaming Commission Monday okayed a new rule permitting racetracks to seek exemptions for certain races on the ratio of purses to claiming prices, according to a report by the Daily Racing Form. In New York, purses are not allowed to be more than double the claiming price. The rule was one of […]

Continue reading
‘Expensive To Operate’: Trainers Cutting Back, Moving Out Of New York Due To Costs

The increase of purses in New York has been a well-told story in recent years, but as the Daily Racing Form reports, trainers are still shrinking their stables and mulling moving out of the state due to overwhelming costs. Horsemen say high worker compensation premiums, the cost of living and increased oversight from the Department […]

Continue reading
NYRA Releases 2019 Race Dates For Aqueduct Racetrack

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) today announced the remaining race dates for Aqueduct Racetrack through the end of the spring meet on April 20, 2019. The Aqueduct winter meet, which runs until March 31, 2019, kicked off on Friday, December 7 with Saturday’s $100,000 Garland of Roses, won by Vertical Oak, as the first […]

Continue reading
Trio Of Final Times From Cigar Mile Card Adjusted, Including Go For Wand Handicap

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) announced today that following a review of the December 1 Cigar Mile card at Aqueduct Racetrack, in conjunction with Teletimer, the official timing system for NYRA racetracks, that the running times of three one-mile races on the main track, including the Grade 3, $250,000 Go For Wand Handicap, have […]

Continue reading
Former NYRA Chairman Barry Schwartz, Wife Sheryl, Join Water Hay Oats Alliance

Barry K. Schwartz is an American businessman and Thoroughbred racehorse owner and breeder. He and his wife Sheryl share a love of the horse and thoroughbred racing. In 1968 Schwartz partnered with his childhood friend and fashion designer Calvin Klein to establish the clothing brand, Calvin Klein Inc. He became the Chairman and CEO of […]

Continue reading
Sunday Card At Aqueduct Cancelled Due To Heavy Fog

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has canceled live racing on Sunday at Aqueduct Racetrack due to a dense fog that has settled into the New York City metropolitan area resulting in visibility-related concerns at the Big A. The Belmont Café and Aqueduct Racetrack will remain open for simulcasting and online wagering is available […]

Continue reading
The Friday Show: The Short And The Long Of It?

Reports this week suggest the New York Racing Association is considering a significant tweak to next year’s schedule — that being, a longer meet at Saratoga with shorter race weeks. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow and Ray Paulick discuss the idea, plus what to make of the controversial track announcer change […]

Continue reading
NYRA, FOX Sports Ink Deal For 500 Hours Of Television Coverage In 2019

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and FOX Sports has announced a long-term television programming deal that will make FOX Sports the year-round national television home for NYRA racing from Saratoga Race Course and Belmont Park. In 2019, FOX Sports is scheduled to televise 500 hours of NYRA racing including coverage of nearly every […]

Continue reading
Report: Saratoga Meet Could Be Longer With Five Race Days A Week

The New York Racing Association is considering lengthening next year’s Saratoga meet, while shortening the number of race days per week, according to a report from Albany TV station WNYT. WNYT cited multiple sources that said the meet would go from July 11 to Labor Day with five days of racing per week instead of six. […]

Continue reading
NYRA Completes New 100-Resident Building On Belmont Backstretch

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced the completion of a new residential building designed and constructed to serve the backstretch community at Belmont Park. The new building, which will provide space for 100 residents, is the second newly constructed residential building at Belmont Park in just the last three years and is […]

Continue reading
Twitter Twitter
Paulick Report on Instagram