The lucrative 23-day fall meet at Aqueduct Racetrack runs from Friday, November 2 through Sunday, December 2 and offers a total of 29 stakes races worth more than $5 million in purse money.
Thursday, November 22 - Saturday, November 24
The Grade 3, $200,000 Fall Highweight Handicap for sprinters 3-and-up will return as the traditional Thanksgiving Day centerpiece on November 22, with the $150,000 Winter Memories and the $100,000 Central Park also on the holiday card. Black Friday will feature four stakes, among them the Grade 3, $200,000 Comely. This year, the Grade 3 Long Island on November 24 will see its purse double to $400,000, part of an overall purse increase of $600,000 for all stakes at the Aqueduct fall meet!
Saturday, December 1
Aqueduct's fall meet will be anchored by the Cigar Mile for 3-year-olds and up. December 1 will also feature a pair of prestigious Grade 2 events for juveniles, the $250,000 Remsen and the $250,000 Demoiselle for fillies, both at 1 1/8 miles, as well as the Grade 3, $250,000 Go For Wand Handicap for fillies and mares at a mile.
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