The New York Racing Association, Inc. has released its 2018 racing calendar, which calls for 229 days of live thoroughbred action at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course.
|Lost In The Fog S.||$100,000a||3yos||6f||Details|
|Jerome S. (G3)||$150,000a||3yos||8.32f||Details|
|Ladies H.||$100,000a||4&up, f/m||8.32f||Details|
|Ruthless S.||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||6f||Details|
|Busanda S.||$100,000a||3yos, Fillies||8.32f||Details|
|Toboggan S. (G3)||$125,000g||4&up||6f||Details|
|Interborough S.||$100,000a||4&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Maddie May S.||$100,000a||3yos, Fillies||8.32f||Details|
|Withers S. (G3)||$250,000a||3yos||8.5f||Details|
|Biogio's Rose S.||$100,000g||4&up, f/m||8.5f||Details|
|Hollie Hughes S.||$100,000g||4&up||6f||Details|
|Broadway S.||$100,000g||4&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Franklin Square S.||$100,000a||3yos, Fillies||6f||Details|
|Jimmy Winkfield S.||$100,000a||3yos||6f||Details|
|Busher S.||$150,000g||3yos, Fillies||8.5f||Details|
|Heavenly Prize Invitational S.||$150,000g||4&up, f/m||8.5f||Details|
|Gotham S. (G3)||$300,000g||3yos||8.5f||Details|
|Tom Fool H. (G3)||$200,000g||4&up||6f||Details|
|Correction S.||$125,000g||4&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Cicada S.||$100,000a||3yos, Fillies||6f||Details|
|Sis City S.||$60,000g||4&up, f/m||8f||Details|
|Xtra Heat S.||$70,000g||4&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Caixa Eletronica S||$80,000g||4&up||7f||Details|
|Stud Muffin S.||$75,000g||4&up||8f||Details|
|Kelly Kip S.||$55,000g||4&up||6f||Details|
|Karakorum Elektra S.||$80,000g||4&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Videogenic S.||$55,000g||4&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Mr. Sinatra S.||$90,000g||4&up||9f||Details|
|More To Tell S.||$60,000g||4&up||8f||Details|
|Top Flight Invitational S. (G3)||$200,000a||4&up, f/m||9f||Details|
|Bay Shore S. (G3)||$250,000g||3yos||7f||Details|
|Excelsior S. (G3)||$150,000g||4&up||10f||Details|
|Carter H. (G1)||$400,000g||4&up||7f||Details|
|Wood Memorial S. presented by NYRA Bets (G2)||$750,000g||3yos||9f||Details|
|Gazelle S. (G2)||$300,000a||3yos, Fillies||9f||Details|
|Distaff H. (G3)||$150,000g||4&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Danger's Hour S.||$100,000g||4&up||8f T||Details|
|Plenty of Grace S.||$100,000a||4&up, f/m||8f T||Details|
|Woodhaven S.||$100,000g||3yos||8.5f T||Details|
|New York Stallion S.||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||6.5f||Details|
|Memories Of Silver S.||$100,000g||3yos, Fillies||8.5f T||Details|
|New York Stallion S.||$100,000g||3yos, Colts and Fillies||6.5f||Details|
|Tempted S. (G3)||$150,000a||2 yo, Fillies||8f||Details|
|Long Island H. (G3T)||$200,000a||3&up, f/m||12f T||Details|
|Chelsey Flower S.||$100,000a||2 yo, Fillies||8f T||Details|
|Nashua S. (G2)||$200,000g||2 yo||8f||Details|
|Pumpkin Pie S.||$100,000a||3&up, f/m||6f||Details|
|Red Smith H. (G3T)||$200,000g||3&up||11f T||Details|
|New York Stallion Series S.||$125,000g||3&up, f/m||7f||Details|
|Artie Schiller S.||$150,000a||3&up||8f T||Details|
|New York Stallion Series S.||$125,000||3&up||7f|
|Winter Memories S.||$150,000||3yos, Fillies||8.5f T|
|Fall Highweight H. (G3)||$200,000||3&up||6f|
|Fall Highweight H||$200,000||3&up,||6f|
|Comely S||$250,000||3yo, f||9f|
|Gio Ponti S||$150,000||3yo,||8.5f T|
|Key Cents S||$100,000||2yo, f||6f|
|Forever Together S||$150,000||3&up, f/m||8.5f T|
|Aqueduct Turf Sprint Championship||$125,000||3&up,||6f T|
|Autumn Days S||$125,000||3&up, f/m||6f T|
|Cigar Mile H||$750,000||3&up,||8f|
|Demoiselle S||$250,000||2yo, f||9f|
|Go for Wand H||$200,000||3&up, f/m||8f|
|Garland of Roses||$100,000||3&up, f/m||6f|
|New York Stallion Series||$150,000||2yo, f||6f|
|New York Stallion Series||$150,000||2yo, c/g||6f|
|East View S||$100,000||2yo, f||8f|
|Bay Ridge S||$100,000||3&up, f/m||9f|
|Damon Runyon S||$100,000||2yo,||8f|
|Alex M. Robb S||$100,000||3&up,||9f|
A Look Back at Glorious Song, who won three straight grade 1 races in 1980, including the Top Flight Handicap.
Dave Litfin looks back at Breeders' Cup, handicaps upcoming stakes races.
In a release sent to members, the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association said a split sample program for horsemen racing at New York Racing Association tracks started with opening day of the Aqueduct Racetrack fall meet Nov. 3.
Chester and Mary Broman's Wingman rallied from eighth to post a clear victory in the final race at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 9, giving veteran trainer Phil Serpe the 1,000th victory of his career.
Gold Square's Aveenu Malcainu will top a field of six 2-year-old colts contesting one mile in the $200,000 Nashua Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct Racetrack Nov. 5.
The story, headlined "Galloping Grit" was written by William H. Rudy and appeared in the Nov. 8, 1969 issue of The Blood-Horse.
The lead up to the Breeders' Cup will feature the Oct. 7 $750,000 Jockey Club Gold Cup (G1), which had its purse trimmed by $250,000.
There was no doubt that A.P. Indy would be a heavy favorite in the Belmont Stakes. All that was left was for the colt to have his all-important major work. Unfortunately. the night before it poured at Belmont, turning the track into a quagmire.
Miss Sky Warrior will head to the Longines Kentucky Oaks (G1) on a roll after securing her fifth straight victory April 8 in the $300,000 Gazelle Stakes (G2) at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Trainer Graham Motion views the April 8 Wood Memorial Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets (G2) at Aqueduct Racetrack as Irish War Cry's opportunity to convince him his presence in the first leg of the Triple Crown is necessary.
In just two short years in New York, 33-year-old Kendrick Carmouche has emerged as one of NYRA's most consistent and well-rounded riders.
One year after making his graded stakes debut in the $200,000 Tom Fool Handicap (G3), 7-year-old gelding Spartiatis used the six-furlong test to notch his first graded stakes triumph March 11.
Fresh off back-to-back stakes wins, Paul Pompa, Jr.'s homebred Send It In will look to sustain his recent hot start in headlining a field of 10 in the $125,000 Stymie Stakes going 1 1/8-miles on the inner dirt track March 12 at Aqueduct Racetrack.
Green Gratto will be making his 52nd lifetime start when he faces seven opponents in the Tom Fool Handicap, in which he will carry high weight of 119 pounds. Chief Lion is a threat to compromise Green Gratto on the front end.
Trainer Dale Romans has been persistent in his pursuit of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), and his chance at this year's edition just snapped into focus thanks to Albaugh Family Stable's J Boys Echo.
Due to extremely high winds in the New York metropolitan area, the New York Racing Association has cancelled its live racing card at Aqueduct Racetrack March 2 to ensure the safety of all participants.
The top four finishers of the Jan. 14 Ruthless Stakes, led by winner Yorkiepoo Princess, are entered for Aqueduct's Busher Stakes Feb. 25. The $150,000 race offers 50 points to the winner in the Road to the Kentucky Oaks (G1) standings.
The Wood Memorial (G2), which was downgraded from its prior grade 1 status for 2017, had its purse lowered to $750,000 this year but remains the highlight of the spring meet at Aqueduct Racetrack.
At issue is an infusion of cash flowing since October to the Nassau County Off-Track Betting Corp. from 460 video lottery terminals—out of 5,500 total VLTs—at Aqueduct's Resorts World casino.
Extreme cold and inclement weather has caused Aqueduct Racetrack, Turfway Park, and Parx Racing to cancel their cards Jan. 7.
A New York-based veterinarian has been suspended by regulators for falsely submitting health certificates for three horses seeking to enter the grounds at Aqueduct Racetrack.
The New York Racing Association announced the stakes schedule for the 2017 winter meet at Aqueduct Racetrack, featuring 25 stakes worth over $3 million in purses.
The class advantage Paulassilverlining owned on paper heading into the $125,000 Garland of Roses was confidently flaunted Dec. 10, as the daughter of Ghostzapper lived up to her 1-9 favoritism with a 2 1/4-length win.
During the winter months, Travis Stone and John Imbriale will divide time in the announcer's booth, stepping in for Larry Collmus, who will return to the microphone in early April, and give NYRA a pair of respected voices to call each day's races.