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* 

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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.

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.

Today's Stakes Races Full Schedule
$750,000 Wood Memorial 1 1/8 3YO History
$400,000 Carter Handicap 7 Furlongs 4&UP History
$250,000 Bay Shore 7 Furlongs 3YO History
$300,000 Gazelle 1 1/8 F 3YO History
$150,000 Excelsior 1 1/4 4 & UP History
Handicapping & More
Today's Stakes Races Full Schedule
Wood Memorial
$750,000 1 1/8 3YO
Carter Handicap
$400,000 7 Furlongs 4&UP
Bay Shore
$250,000 7 Furlongs 3YO
Gazelle
$300,000 1 1/8 F 3YO
Excelsior
$150,000 1 1/4 4 & UP
Handicapping & More