Christopher Kay was named President and CEO of The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) following unanimous approval by its Board of Directors at a meeting on Tuesday, June 18. The appointment is effective as of July 1.
Stonestreet Stables’ Dreaming of Julia stood out on a busy Sunday worktab for trainer Todd Pletcher, breezing a half-mile over the Belmont Park training track in 49.07 ahead of Saturday’s Grade 1, $300,000 Mother Goose Stakes.
One week after winning the Belmont Stakes with Palace Malice, trainer Todd Pletcher was in the winner’s circle following a stakes for 3-year-olds after Notacatbutallama captured the Grade 3, $150,000 Hill Prince.
Dance to Bristol extended her winning streak to five by coming from just off the pace to win the Grade 3, $150,000 Bed o’ Roses Handicap on Saturday at Belmont Park.
Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez, a longtime regular on The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) circuit, scored his 5,000th victory in the United States and Canada on Friday when he guided Galloping Giraffe to victory
“Riding thoroughbreds has always been my passion and my calling. When I was 13 and watched my first horse race in Venezuela, I knew that I would become a jockey, and my riding career has brought happiness and success beyond what I ever expected. ...."
Now 40 years later, on that grainy film strip of memory, in black and white, through the rising vapors of heat on that June day, I can still see the ghostly figure of Secretariat as he plunged along the backstretch at Belmont Park ...
Long shot Palace Malice emerged as the hero of Todd Pletcher’s record five starters in the 145th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes, charging through the stretch to a 3 ¼-length victory over Preakness winner Oxbow.
Point of Entry continued his march through the most prestigious turf races in the country on Saturday, circling outside on the far turn to the front and then holding off two determined challengers
Sunday, June 16
Races: 1, 3, 6, 7, 8, 10
Saturday, June 15
Races: 1, 2, 4, 7, 8, 9, 10
Friday, June 14
Races: 1, 6
Thursday, June 13
Races: 3, 6, 7
FORBES’ FIRSTERS FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28
RACE 4, ALL TWO-YEAR-OLDS, SIX FURLONGS, 2:26 P.M.
FORBES’ FIRSTERS FOR SUNDAY, OCTOBER 14
RACE 7, ALL TWO-YEAR-OLDS, SEVEN FURLONGS, TURF, 4:02 P.M.
Saratoga Race Course Redevelopment Plan
DGEIS Draft Scoping Document
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