New York Racing Association

NYRA-Hosted Cross Country Pick 5 Returns February 1

The New York path to the Kentucky Derby trail continues on February 1 at the Big A with the 140th renewal of the Grade 3, $250,000 Withers, which offers 10-4-2-1 qualifying points to the top-four finishers. The Saturday, February 1 card will also feature the return of the popular Cross Country Pick 5, which in […]

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Apprentice Cardenas Enjoys ‘Overwhelming’ First Victory At Aqueduct

Apprentice jockey Luis Cardenas picked up his first victory with his 15th career mount when he guided 3-1 Solitary Gem to a 3 ½ length victory in the Friday finale at Aqueduct for owner-trainer Leah Gyarmati. The 22-year-old Cardenas didn’t rest on his laurels also picking up his second career win aboard 5-1 Majestic Affair […]

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NYRA Announces All-Sources Handle Of Over $2.1 Billion In 2019

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that its 2019 race meets conducted at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course generated all-sources handle of $2,108,126,369. For the first time in history, NYRA generated more than $700 million in all-sources handle during the 2019 meet at Saratoga Race Course, which was conducted […]

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Chad Brown, Manny Franco Repeat Year-End NYRA Titles

Trainer Chad Brown notched his fifth consecutive New York Racing Association year-end training title, jockey Manny Franco won his second consecutive riding crown, and Klaravich Stables led all owners on the circuit as racing concluded for 2019 following Tuesday’s card at Aqueduct Racetrack. Brown, who has won three consecutive Eclipse Awards for Outstanding Trainer from […]

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New Year’s Eve At Aqueduct To Feature Trio Of Mandatory Payouts

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced today, in accordance with New York State Gaming Commission rules, that the December 31 racing program at Aqueduct Racetrack will feature a mandatory payout of the wagering pools for the early Pick 5, Late Pick 5 and Empire 6. The early Pick 5, covering the first five […]

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Aqueduct To Be Open For Simulcasting Wednesday Through Sunday In 2020

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced, as of January 1, Aqueduct Racetrack will be open to the public Wednesday through Sunday. With on-track simulcasting closed on Monday and Tuesday at the Big A, racing fans will be able to access simulcasting and online wagering via NYRA Bets. NYRA Bets offers horseplayers lucrative […]

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‘Part Of The Family’: Spring To The Sky Ready To Soar In Second Career

When it came time for Anthony McCarthy to name a horse he bought at Saratoga’s 2010 Fasig-Tipton Select Yearling Sale, the owner mulled over many options. But one thing was for certain: McCarthy was going to choose a name to honor his father, whose health at that time was rapidly declining due to pancreatic cancer. […]

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New York Horsemen Express Concern Over Planned Closing Of Aqueduct For Winter Training

The New York Racing Association is defending a decision to end winter training at Aqueduct racetrack, effective Jan. 1, in the face of opposition from a group of horsemen who have signed a petition expressing concerns for safety during the afternoon races at the Ozone Park, N.Y., racetrack. The petition, addressed to Dr. Scott Palmer, […]

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NYRA: Aqueduct Fall Meet Saw Big Jumps In Handle

The 2019 fall meet at Aqueduct Racetrack generated all-sources handle of $205,249,710, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced today. In addition to the 49 percent increase in all-sources handle over 2018, the 25-day fall meet drove significant gains in on-track handle and average daily handle. With favorable weather and two turf courses available for […]

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Chad Brown, Irad Ortiz Top Fall Meet Titles At Aqueduct

Chad Brown led all trainers with 17 victories and jockey Irad Ortiz, Jr. earned another riding title with 29 wins as the 25-day fall meet at Aqueduct Racetrack concluded following Sunday’s live race card. Drawing Away Stable notched two wins on Closing Day, tying Klaravich Stables with nine wins apiece to share the top spot […]

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