Keyword: aqueduct

  • NYRA Establishes Equine Safety Review Board

    The New York Racing Association has established an equine safety review board to review and assess fatal equine racing and training injuries at the organization's racetracks: Aqueduct, Belmont Park, and Saratoga.

  • Ramon Dominguez

    Dominguez Enters Rehabilitation Program

    Jockey Ramon Dominguez has been transferred from New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center to Burke Rehabilitation Hospital in White Plains, N.Y., and has begun inpatient therapy for a skull fracture.

  • Head Heart Hoof took powers home to victory in the Toboggan Handicap.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2347673694&k=GLFwVgQ">Order This Photo</a>

    Perseverance Pays Off for Head Heart Hoof

    Benefiting from a patient ride, Head Heart Hoof took control leaving the turn and held off a tenacious rally by Johannesburg Smile to win the 120th renewal of the Toboggan Handicap (gr. III) at Aqueduct Racetrack Feb. 2.

  • Apprentice jockey Pierre Tomas (left) is "congratulated" after his first North American win.

    French Rider Tomas Gets First U.S. Victory

    Apprentice jockey Pierre Tomas won his first race in North America Feb. 1 when he rode Victorious Leader to a 41-1 upset in the seventh race at Aqueduct Racetrack.

  • Aqueduct

    Aqueduct Approved to Drop Six Live Dates

    The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will drop six scheduled live race days from the 2013 Aqueduct winter/spring meet calendar, a decision approved by the New York State Racing and Wagering Board Jan. 31.

  • Jockey Ramon Dominguez

    Dominguez Transferred Out of ICU

    Jockey Ramon Dominguez, a patient at New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center, was transferred Jan. 24 from the neurological intensive care unit to a medical step-down unit where he will continue recovery.

  • Improving Dominguez Switches Hospitals

    Ramon Dominguez, diagnosed with a skull fracture as a result of a recent spill, continues to improve and was transferred Jan. 22 from Jamaica Hospital in Queens to New York-Presbyterian Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical Center.

  • Dominguez Showing Improvement

    Three-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez, diagnosed with a displaced skull fracture as a result of a spill Jan. 18 at Aqueduct Racetrack, is improving as he remains in intensive care.

  • Jockey Ramon Dominguez

    Dominguez Fractures Skull in Spill

    The agent for jockey Ramon Dominguez says the nation's leading rider has suffered a fractured skull after being involved in a spill during the seventh race at Aqueduct Racetrack Jan. 18.

  • Rick Dutrow

    Dutrow Expected to File Appeal

    Trainer Rick Dutrow is expected to file an appeal of his 10-year suspension Jan. 16, one day before New York State regulators can officially revoke his license.

  • Necropsies Ordered in Aqueduct Horse Deaths

    Following the fourth catastrophic injury at Aqueduct during the current meet, the New York State Racing Board has ordered necropsies for all horses that are fatally injured while racing over the inner dirt track.

  • Rick Dutrow

    Dutrow Vows to Keep Fighting in Federal Court

    Embattled trainer Rick Dutrow said he will not let a recent ruling by the New York's highest court, which would allow regulators to take away his license to work in New York, to stand without a fight.

  • Nicole H wins her third Interborough Stakes at Aqueduct.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2013/27257665_QgCqdh#!i=2299589978&k=9BM7jQK">Order This Photo</a>

    Nicole H Wins Interborough for Third Time

    Nicole H pulled clear through the stretch to become the first mare to win three consecutive editions of the $75,000 Interborough at Aqueduct Jan. 1. On the undercard, Arena Elvira won the $75,000 Ladies' Handicap.

  • Ramon Dominguez

    Dominguez Wins Fourth Straight NYRA Title

    Two-time defending Eclipse champion jockey Ramon Dominguez won his fourth straight riding title on The New York Racing Association circuit while Rick Dutrow Jr. and David Jacobson emerged in a tie for leading trainer.

  • Dance Card dominates the Gazelle Stakes at Aqueduct.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2234198624&k=WkFCqFx">Order This Photo</a>

    Dance Card Waltzes to Easy Gazelle Win

    Favored Dance Card shook off the Puerto Rican challenger My Wandy's Girl leaving the turn for home and cruised to an open-lengths triumph in the $350,000 Gazelle Stakes for 3-year-old fillies at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 24.

  • Nefertini fights off Willet to win the Go for Wand.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2232527890&k=NHgjtGZ">Order This Photo</a>

    Nefertini Too Tough for Willet in Go for Wand

    Nefertini disposed of heavily favored Fantasy of Flight on the turn for home and outfought a game Willet in the final furlong to register her first graded stakes victory in the Go for Wand Handicap (gr. II) Nov. 23.

  • Overanalyze is one of three entrants for trainer Todd Pletcher in the Remsen.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2120566850&k=CRnjGn3">Order This Photo</a>

    Pletcher Trio, Vegas No Show Top Remsen

    A trio of juveniles trained by Todd Pletcher and Dover Stakes winner Vegas No Show top the field for the Nov. 24 Remsen Stakes (gr. II) at Aqueduct, a 1 1/8-mile, two-turn test that drew 10 entries.

  • Willet won the restricted Iroquois Stakes by 9 1/4 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2227523165&k=czf2ft8">Order This Photo</a>

    Willet Tests Stakes Streak in Go for Wand

    Recent stakes winner Willet and four other fillies and mares will go shopping for their first graded stakes win on 'Black' Friday, Nov. 23, when they go postward in the $200,000 Go for Wand Handicap (gr. II) at Aqueduct.

  • Called to Serve streaks home to win the Discovery.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2220978238&k=rJxndZT">Order This Photo</a>

    Called to Serve Rolls in Discovery

    Marc Ferrell's Called to Serve, a son of Afleet Alex, blew past favorite Willy Beamin to win the nine-furlong Discovery Handicap (gr. III) for 3-year-olds at Aqueduct Nov. 17.

  • Groupie Doll breezed a half-mile in :48 1/5 at Churchill Downs Nov. 17.

    Groupie Doll Works for Cigar Mile

    Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint (gr. I) winner Groupie Doll breezed a half-mile in :48 1/5 at Churchill Downs Nov. 17 in preparation for a possible start against the boys in the $350,000 Cigar Mile (gr. I) Nov. 24.

  • Sportswriter won the Thunder Rumble by 3/4 lengths.<br><a target="blank" href="http://photos.bloodhorse.com/AtTheRaces-1/at-the-races-2012/22274956_jFd5jM#!i=2215789927&k=hXBCqzc">Order This Photo</a>

    Sportswriter, Sunny Desert Win NYSS races

    Favorites swept the New York Stallion Series stakes Nov. 14 at Aqueduct as Sportswriter took the $100,000 Thunder Rumble and Sunny Desert overcame a troubled start to win the $100,000 Staten Island for fillies and mares.