New York

Aqueduct Racetrack, also known as the Big A, is the only racetrack in New York City, occupying 210 acres in South Ozone Park in the borough of Queens.

Wednesday afternoon's opening race at Aqueduct Racetrack will mark the year's first 2-year-old maiden race at the Big A, featuring the debut of 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah's first two starters in North America when Lady Delaware and Tesorina are unveiled.

American Pharoah's first North American starters to race in Aqueduct's Wednesday opener


Wednesday afternoon's opening race at Aqueduct Racetrack will mark the year's first 2-year-old maiden race at the Big A, featuring the debut of 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah's first two starters in North America when Lady Delaware and Tesorina are unveiled.

Tacitus’ effort secures ‘Run for the Roses’ bid with victory in G2 Wood Memorial presented by NYRA Bets


Juddmonte Farms’ Tacitus punched his ticket to the Kentucky Derby, overtaking Tax in the stretch with an impressive move from the outside and closing strong for a 1 ¼-length win in the 95th running of the Grade 2, $750,000 Wood Memorial

Season passes for 2019 meet at Saratoga Race Course on sale April 2


Season passes valid for admission all 40 days, including Travers Day

McLaughlin buoyed by Haikal's G3 Gotham score


Speaking from his winter base at Palm Meadows Training Center in South Florida, conditioner Kiaran McLaughlin reported Shadwell Stable's newly minted graded stakes winner Haikal exited his Grade 3, $300,000 Gotham victory on Saturday in good order.

Cross Country Wagers


In partnership with other racetracks, NYRA is participating in special Cross Country wagers combining some of the best races from NYRA and around racing. Pick 4’s and Pick 5’s will be offered letting you bet multiple tracks in one bet!

NYRA bolsters claiming race purses


The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced purse values for open claiming races will increase, beginning with the Friday, March 8 card at Aqueduct Racetrack.