La Verdad, returning to open company off an impressive stakes win against New York-breds, blasted off from post position 1 and never looked back in the Grade 2, $200,000 Distaff Handicap for filly and mare sprinters on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack.
New York-breds Samraat and Uncle Sigh, who will be ridden in the Kentucky Derby by New York’s leading jockeys, brothers Jose and Irad Ortiz, Jr., had their penultimate workouts for the May 3 Run for the Roses on Friday morning at Belmont Park.
In his first work since winning the Grade 1 TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial, Wicked Strong breezed a solid half-mile in 49.62 seconds this morning over the Belmont Park training track.
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has launched a Roku channel that allows NYRA Rewards customers to watch a live high definition stream of the races at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course.
Tickets to the 146th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, the third jewel of thoroughbred racing's Triple Crown, will be available for purchase beginning March 31 The New York Racing Association, Inc. announced today.
Saturday, April 19
Races: 2, 4, 5, 9
Friday, April 18
Races: 3, 6, 7, 8
Thursday, April 17
Races: 2, 3, 5, 9
Wednesday, April 16
Races: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6
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