Keyword: NYRA

  • Divine Miss Grey wins a December allowance optional-claiming race at Aqueduct Racetrack

    NYRA Launches Starter Loyalty Program

    The New York Racing Association is poised to implement a loyalty program that will award added purse money for each runner in a non-maiden race making five or more starts at NYRA tracks in a one-year period.

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    State Comptroller, NYRA at Odds on Accounting Issues

    Two new financial reviews by New York's chief fiscal watchdog suggest the New York Racing Association continues to overstate the financial health of its racing operations by using VLT proceeds to make its racing business look rosier than it is.

  • Racing at Finger Lakes

    Proposed Finger Lakes Turf Course Gaining Ground

    Thoroughbred industry executives in New York are pressing ahead with an effort to build a turf course at Finger Lakes Racetrack, which has seen racing handle slide over the years amid smaller field sizes and competition for gambling dollars upstate.

  • Oaklawn Issues Ban Amid EHV-1 Positives

    Following the news of equine herpesvirus-1 positives at both Belmont Park and Laurel Park,, Oaklawn Park announced Jan. 21 that horses stabled at either track will be prohibited from entering the Hot Springs, Ark., grounds until further notice.

  • The start of the 2017 Wood Memorial at Aqueduct Racetrack

    NYRA Announces Wood Memorial Purse Bonus

    The New York Racing Association announced Jan. 13 a bonus program for potential starters in the $750,000 Wood Memorial Stakes (G2) April 7 at Aqueduct Racetrack that could increase the total purse to $1 million.


    Aqueduct, Charles Town Cancel Jan. 11 Cards

    Due to rapidly warming temperatures in the New York City area following last week's severe winter storm, Aqueduct Racetrack's Jan. 11 card has been canceled after it was determined track conditions were unsuitable for racing.

  • Horses leave the starting gate at Aqueduct Racetrack

    Weather Delays Aqueduct Stakes Races

    The combination of bitter cold temperatures and light snow forced NYRA to cancel its Dec. 30 card at Aqueduct Racetrack after four races and a continued Arctic freeze led to the scrapping of the Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 cards.

  • Live Racing Cancelled at Aqueduct

    The New York Racing Association, Inc. has canceled live racing on Dec. 31 and Jan. 1 at Aqueduct Racetrack due to extremely cold temperatures and dangerously low wind chill values currently impacting the New York City metropolitan area. 

  • An artist's rendering of the planned entertainment complex at Belmont Park

    NYRA Plans Belmont Changes to Target Potential Fans

    New York Racing Association officials are ready to move forward with their own renovation plans as they target potential new fans drawn by the construction of a new stadium for the New York Islanders and an entertainment complex at Belmont Park.

  • Aqueduct Cancels Due to High Winds

    The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has canceled live racing at Aqueduct Racetrack for Dec. 13 due to sustained high winds forecast to continue through the afternoon in the New York City metropolitan area. 

  • FS1, NYRA partner to present coverage of Melbourne Cup

    The New York Racing Association has partnered with FS1 to present national coverage for the first time of the group 1 Emirates Melbourne Cup, which will begin at 9:30 p.m. Eastern time, Monday, Nov. 6.

  • Live Racing Cancelled at Belmont Park

    Due to a powerful coastal storm forecast to bring heavy rain and damaging winds to Long Island throughout the day, the New York Racing Association has cancelled live racing at Belmont Park for Sunday, Oct. 29.


    NYRA to Enact New Tax Regulations

    The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has quickly moved to be in compliance with updated tax regulations adopted Monday by the U.S. Treasury Department and the Internal Revenue Service (IRS)

  • In Search of the True Milers

    So, one must ask: When is a mile not a mile? In a pure horse racing sense it is a mile run around two turns instead of the more traditional flat mile around one turn.

  • Saratoga, Del Mar to Offer All-Stakes Pick 4s

    The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) announced Aug. 17 an "All-Stakes Pick 4" with a partnership between Saratoga Race Course and Del Mar Racetrack on both Saturday, August 19 and Saturday, September 2. 

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    Dominguez to Join Saratoga Walk of Fame

    The New York Racing Association today announced the 2017 inductee to the Saratoga Walk of Fame: three-time Eclipse Award-winning jockey Ramon Dominguez. 

  • NYRA Bets Reports Increased Reach in First Year

    Following its launch during the 2016 meet at Saratoga Race Course, NYRA Bets, a leading advance deposit wagering (ADW) platform, has increased its geographic reach by nearly 50% and is now available in 29 states nationwide.

  • NYRA Teams With Monmouth for 'Cross-Country' Pick 4

    The New York Racing Association announced today the continuation of the "Cross-Country Pick 4" for July 30 that will include the grade 1 Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park and races at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Gabby Gaudet

    NYRA Announces Expanded Role for Gaudet

    The New York Racing Association announced July 17 that racing analyst Gabby Gaudet will undertake an expanded role with NYRA, working on the broadcast team for the 2017 Belmont fall meet, and continuing through Cigar Mile Day Dec. 2 at Aqueduct.

  • Diane Nelson at in the winner's circle Belmont Park

    Jockey Diane Nelson Dies

    Diane J. Nelson, a multiple graded stakes-winning rider, who made her mark in the saddle and in front of the camera, died this month and was memorialized in a service in her native New York July 10. She was 54.

  • NYRA Bets Pick 5: Smaller Pool, Bigger Value

    It didn't take long for value-conscious horseplayers to see the benefits of the NYRA Bets Pick 5 rolled out July 4 for players at the advance-deposit wagering site, as well as on-track and in-state players