The New York Racing Association announced a special 1 p.m. EDT post time at Aqueduct Racetrack April 5 when the stakes-heavy card highlighted by the $1 million Wood Memorial (gr. I).
The Wood broadcast is part of NBC Sports Network's "Road to the Kentucky Derby" series that will also include the Santa Anita Derby (gr. I) April 5. The Wood has a scheduled post time of approximately 5:40 p.m. EDT. The telecast airs from 5:30-7 p.m.
With the exception of Wood Memorial day, Aqueduct has a first-race post time of 1:20 p.m., which will remain in effect through the meet's conclusion April 27.
The Wood Memorial is one of 12 races on the April 5 card that also includes the $500,000 Carter Handicap (gr. I), $300,000 Gazelle (gr. II), and the $300,000 Bay Shore (gr. III).