New York Racing Association

End Of An Era: Marylou Whitney, Queen Of Saratoga, Dead At 93

Marylou Whitney, whose philanthropic initiatives and contributions to racing earned her the nicknames “Queen of Saratoga” and “Grand Dame of Saratoga” among other honors, died Friday, July 19, at her Cady Hill home in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. She was 93. For seven decades, Mrs. Whitney was among the most successful owners in Thoroughbred racing. She […]

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NYRA Cross Country Pick 5 Combines Thoroughbred, Harness Racing

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will host a Cross Country Pick 5 on Saturday, July 20 featuring action from historic Saratoga Race Course, Ellis Park in Henderson, Kentucky, Finger Lakes in Farmington, New York and the Saratoga Harness track, located less than two miles from the Spa. The first leg will take place […]

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Hollendorfer, California Thoroughbred Trainers File Legal Complaint Against Del Mar

Hall of Fame trainer Jerry Hollendorfer, along with the California Thoroughbred Trainers organization (CTT), have filed a civil complaint again Del Mar racetrack for being denied stalls at the summer meet that begins Wednesday. Thoroughbred Daily News reported that Hollendorfer’s attorneys would be in a San Diego court Thursday seeking an immediate restraining order to […]

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Breakfast At Saratoga: Trackside ‘Tradition’ Continues In Summer 2019

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will invite racing fans to continue a summer tradition during Breakfast at Saratoga, driven by the Capital District Transportation Authority (CDTA). Breakfast at Saratoga welcomes guests to enjoy a morning meal on The Porch of the Clubhouse at Saratoga Race Course while the thoroughbreds train on the main […]

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Race Named For Violette, CC American Oaks Among Week 2 Highlights At The Spa

A list of events, races and betting opportunities during the second week of the 2019 Saratoga annual meet: WEEK 2 HIGHLIGHTS The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will celebrate the legacy of Richard A. Violette, Jr., the longtime NYRA trainer and former president of the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association, with the debut of a […]

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‘Embracing The Earlier-Than-Usual Start’: Opening Weekend Handle Up At Saratoga

Despite the earliest opening in the modern history of Saratoga Race Course, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) exceeded all-sources handle for the first four days of the 2019 Saratoga meet compared to last year’s four-day Opening Weekend. NYRA announced today that all-sources handle from Thursday, July 11 through Sunday, July 14 totaled $73,441,101 […]

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The Friday Show Presented By The Match Series: New And Improved Saratoga?

The annual Saratoga summer meet is underway, and there are several significant changes to this year’s meet. Among them, the meeting will be longer in duration but with shorter race weeks, and the New York Racing Association is changing the format of its Pick 6 bet. In this edition of The Friday Show, Scott Jagow […]

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NYRA Bets Customers To Be Eligible For $1-Million Bonus For Single Ticket Late Pick 5 Winner

The New York Racing Association has announced that NYRA Bets is offering a $1-million single-ticket bonus for the Late Pick 5 during the summer meet at Saratoga Race Course starting on Saturday, July 13.  Saratoga’s Late Pick 5 is open to all horseplayer’s across North America, but the $1-million bonus is only eligible to NYRA […]

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Saratoga Live Takes Viewers ‘Behind-The-Scenes’ During 2019 Meet

More eyes will be on Saratoga’s prized summer meet than ever before thanks to a landmark agreement between the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and FOX Sports. As part of the most expansive television programming deal in horse racing history, the critically acclaimed Saratoga Live will appear on FOX, FS1 and FS2 for an […]

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NYRA Plans Launch Of ‘Empire 6’ During Saratoga Meeting

The New York Racing Association is planning to launch a lower-minimum jackpot-style Pick Six bet during this year’s Saratoga meeting, according to drf.com, along the lines of the Rainbow 6 at Gulfstream Park. “I believe we were the last major jurisdiction offering the $2 pick six, and there’s tradition to that bet – and that […]

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