Aqueduct Winter Meet Handle Rises 17 Percent

By David Grening Courtesy Daily Racing Form Barbara D. Livingston The 2020-21 Aqueduct winter meet was conducted without fans and only a limited number of owners in attendance. The 2020-21 Aqueduct winter meet generated all-sources handle of $349,962,356, an increase of 17.2 percent over the 2019-20 winter meet, according to figures released Tuesday by the…
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Bankit Attempts Stakes Hat Trick in $100K Haynesfield

OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Winchell Thoroughbreds and Willis Horton Racing’s multiple stakes-winner Bankit seeks a third consecutive trip to the winner’s circle against stakes company in Sunday’s sixth running of the $100,000 Haynesfield, a one-turn mile for New York-bred older horses at Aqueduct Racetrack. The Haynesfield honors Turtle Bird Stable’s eight-time stakes winner who won…
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FOX Sports and NYRA Announce Landmark Wagering and Media Rights Agreement

Saratoga | Sarah Andrew Courtesy ThoroughbredDailyNews.com FOX Sports and the New York Racing Association, Inc. have announced an expanded partnership agreement that establishes FOX Sports as the official wagering partner of NYRA Bets and the leading media provider for elite Thoroughbred racing through the next decade. The prior FOX Sports/NYRA media rights agreement provided a FOX Sports…
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Enhanced Purses and Lucrative Stakes Schedule Attracts Trainers to Belmont Park Spring/Summer Meet

OZONE PARK, N.Y. – Trainers Jim Chapman, Saffie Joseph, Jr. and Brittany Russell are among a number of conditioners that will have a presence at Belmont Park for the first time at the upcoming 48-day Belmont Park spring/summer meet that runs from Thursday, April 22 through Sunday, July 11. The spring/summer meet will offer its…
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