11:00am
Gates Open
12:45 p.m.
First Post
General Admission

Wood Memorial Day

Wood Memorial Day

Today's racing card is highlighted by 5 graded stakes including the $400,000 G1 Carter Handicap and the $750,000 G2 Wood Memorial Stakes. The card includes 12 races total with First Post at 12:45 p.m.

Wood Memorial Challenge 

The Wood Memorial Challenge returns to Aqueduct today! $500 buy-in, live money tournament accompanies a race day featuring five graded stakes highlighted by the 93rd running of the G2 Wood Memorial. Horseplayers will compete for prize money as well as one seat to the 2017 Belmont Stakes Challenge in June and two seats to the 2018 National Handicapping Championship in Las Vegas. SIGN UP HERE. *Last day to sign up is April 6th at 5:00pm*

Hat Giveaway

Receive your Wood Memorial hat today with a purchase of a racing publication *Available while supplies last* 

Dining Reservations

Enjoy the races and upscale dining from your reserved table in our Equestris dining room located on the 3rd floor of the Aqueduct Clubhouse. Make Reservations Now

TV Broadcast 

Aqueduct Live presented by Claiborne Farm featuring the Carter Handicap will air on Fox Sports 2 from 3:00 - 5:30 p.m. (ET). The Wood Memorial will be broadcast by NBC Sports Network from 5:30 - 7:30 p.m. (ET). See full TV Schedule.

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Talking Horses

Tune in to Talking Horses at 11:20 a.m. - 12:20 p.m. ET for in-depth analysis from retired Eclipse Award winning jockey Richard Migliore, renowned handicapper Andy Serling, Aqueduct and Churchill Downs race caller Travis Stone, and paddock analysis from Maggie Wolfendale, as well as guest analysis from TimeformUS' David Aragona, former NY Daily News handicapper Ernie Munick, and Horse Racing Radio Network Analyst Anthony Stabile.


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