The 18-day Aqueduct Racetrack fall meet, offering 29 stakes, including 11 graded events, worth $3.41 million in purse money, will kick off on Friday, November 6 and run through Sunday, December 6.
New York state currently requires all racetracks to operate without spectators in attendance to combat the spread of COVID-19. NYRA will issue updated guidance regarding COVID-19 health and safety protocols for jockeys, trainers and owners in the near future.
Since 1894 Aqueduct Racetrack, dubbed the Big A, has provided New York City with the finest racing experience. Over the century, the facility has been updated to accommodate the latest innovations in the horse racing industry.
Improvements to the Big A experience include installation of hundreds of new HD televisions, and new HD video boards across the property; installation of Trakus technology for horseplayers; installation of new, airport-style seating, the opening of a new horsemen's lounge and installation of vibrant, equine-themed urban murals throughout the grandstand and clubhouse. Rain, snow, or shine - be ready for the bugle's First Call.