New York racing

Rice Looking To Continue Winter Momentum Into Belmont Spring/Summer Meet

After capturing the Aqueduct Winter Meet in March, conditioner Linda Rice has kept her good momentum going since ending the two-week Aqueduct spring meet with six wins and has started the Belmont spring/summer meet with seven wins from 33 starts. Among the standouts from her barn at Belmont so far has been 4-year-old colt Nicodemus for owners […]

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NYTHA Launches Empire Racing Club With Durkin, Pletcher At The Helm

The Empire Racing Club is an initiative created by the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen’s Association to let horse racing fans experience the thrills of racehorse ownership at minimal cost and no risk. New York’s beloved retired racecaller Tom Durkin will serve as managing partner, and Eclipse Award-winner Todd Pletcher will be the Club trainer. Empire […]

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Man o’ War Stakes A ‘Tough Race’ Honoring A Legendary Horse

Author Tom Wolfe once said of the Empire State: “One belongs to New York instantly, one belongs to it as much in five minutes as in five years.” Man o’ War’s total racing career wasn’t much longer than those five minutes. But his legacy, built on historic success across four New York tracks, made him an […]

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After Brief Retirement, Migliore Back On FOX Sports/NYRA Broadcast Team

Former jockey Richard Migliore will join the America’s Day at the Races telecasts starting with Friday’s broadcast and continuing throughout the Belmont spring/summer meet. Beginning on Friday, May 1, Migliore, who rode 4,450 career winners in his career and won the Eclipse Award as the nation’s top apprentice rider in 1981, will rejoin the FOX Sports/NYRA broadcast […]

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Racing Returns To Belmont Park For Spring/Summer Meet With Nearly 60 Stakes Races

Live Thoroughbred racing will return to Belmont Park on Friday, April 26 for its 48-day spring/summer meet, featuring 59 stakes races worth $18.4 million, that runs through Sunday, July 7. First post time is 1:30 p.m. on Friday, Opening Day, and admission gates will open at 11:30 a.m. General admission is $5 and general parking […]

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Thanks To The Jockey Club, Finger Lakes To Transmit HD Signal In Upcoming Season

Thoroughbred racing returns to Finger Lakes Gaming & Racetrack (FLGR) for its 58th consecutive season on Saturday, April 27. Opening day of the 119-day season will kick off with a first race post time of 1:10 p.m. For the first time, beginning in 2019 FLGR will broadcast all of its races in high definition (HD), […]

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Oklahoma Training Track Open For Business Ahead Of Saratoga Meet

In the surest sign that the annual meet at Saratoga Race Course is fast approaching, the famed Oklahoma Training Track is now officially open for spring training for the Thoroughbreds who will compete at the historic Spa later this summer. The start of spring training signifies the official countdown to the 2019 season, which will […]

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150th Travers Stakes To Be Televised On FOX Broadcast Network

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and FOX Sports announced that the 150th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers will be carried live on the FOX Broadcast Network as part of a special one-hour telecast on Saturday, August 24, at 5 p.m. ET from historic Saratoga Race Course. Travers Day 2019 […]

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Mertkan Kantarmaci Wins NYRA’s Claiming Challenge For Small Stable Trainers

Trainer Mertkan Kantarmaci netted the most points and the $18,000 top prize for winning the New York Racing Association’s ‘Under 20’s Claiming Challenge’ during the Aqueduct winter meet. A concept launched last April at the Belmont spring/summer meet, the Under 20’s Claiming Challenge was open to trainers with 20 or fewer horses. Trainers earned points […]

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Dining Reservations For Saratoga Season Go On Sale April 10

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that dining reservations for the 2019 season at Saratoga Race Course will be available to the general public beginning Wednesday, April 10 at 10 a.m.   Dining reservation requests for the Turf Terrace, Club Terrace and The Porch will be accepted via the digital reservation management system TOCK. Fans […]

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