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Apr 18, 2014 02:01 PM

The New York Racing Association, Inc. donates trees for Anna House fundraiser

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) is donating 45 trees – and the space to plant them – to the Belmont Child Care Association (BCCA) to help raise funds for Anna House, Belmont Park’s on-track early education center for the children of backstretch workers.

Apr 18, 2014 01:22 PM

New York-breds Samraat, Uncle Sigh prep for Kentucky Derby

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.

Apr 17, 2014 01:33 PM

Wood Memorial hero Wicked Strong breezes half-mile in 49.62 for Derby

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 in preparation for his upcoming role as one of the favorites for the May 3 Kentucky Derby.

Apr 16, 2014 05:45 PM

Kauai Katie returns in G2 Distaff Handicap

Kauai Katie, unraced since finishing sixth in the Grade 1 Prioress in July, will return to the races on Saturday when she faces an evenly matched field of filly and mare sprinters in Aqueduct Racetrack's Grade 2, $200,000 Distaff Handicap at six furlongs.

Apr 11, 2014 11:44 AM

Help Wanted for Belmont Stakes Day, Saturday June 7

Saturday, June 7 is Belmont Stakes Day and once again, Forum Staffing Services ("Forum") is looking for betting clerks, whitecaps, ushers, and parking and cleaning staff to ensure it is the most exciting and enjoyable day of racing in New York.

Apr 09, 2014 07:30 PM

Trainer Joe Aquilino passes away at 76

Trainer Joe Aquilino, a mainstay of The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) circuit for more than three decades, died today following a lengthy battle with congestive heart failure. He was 76.

Apr 06, 2014 06:23 PM

Princess of Sylmar returns a winner in Cat Cay

Heavily favored Princess of Sylmar, a four-time Grade 1 stakes winner who was making her first start since finishing last of six in the Breeders' Cup Distaff in November, was victorious in her return on Sunday at Aqueduct Racetrack, making short work of her four rivals in the $100,000 Cat Cay, a one-mile race for fillies and mares 4-years-old and up.

Apr 06, 2014 03:55 PM

Aqueduct Racetrack Notes - April 6, 2014

Trainer Jimmy Jerkens was still basking this morning in the glow of Wicked Strong's emphatic victory over previously undefeated Samraat and Social Inclusion in Saturday's Grade 1, $1 million TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial.

Apr 05, 2014 08:23 PM

Wicked Strong pulls 9-1 upset in TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial

Wicked Strong barreled down the middle of the track to pass Samraat and favored Social Inclusion in midstretch and went onto a 3 ½-length victory in the 90th running of the Grade 1, $1 million TwinSpires.com Wood Memorial on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack to stamp himself a major contender for the Kentucky Derby.

Apr 05, 2014 08:01 PM

Dads Caps gives himself, jockey & trainer their first Grade 1 wins in Carter upset

Dads Caps, allowed to dictate a modest pace, gave himself, jockey Luis Contreras, and trainer Rudy Rodriguez their first Grade 1 victories with a 1 ½-length win over Sahara Sky in the $500,000 Carter Handicap for sprinters 3-years-old and up on Saturday at Aqueduct Racetrack.

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