NYRA Sets Stakes Schedule for Aqueduct's Fall Meet

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Racing at Aqueduct | Sarah Andrew

The New York Racing Association (NYRA) has solidified the stakes schedule for the 18-day Fall Meet at Aqueduct Racetrack, which will be held Friday, Nov. 5, through Sunday, Dec. 5. The meet will include 26 black-type events, including 10 graded stakes, with total stakes purses of $4.9 million.

Saturday, Dec. 4, will undoubtedly be the most anticipated day of the meet with the $750,000 GI Cigar Mile H. for 3-year-olds and up held in addition to three other stakes. The Cigar Mile undercard will also feature the $250,000 GII Remsen S. for 2-year-olds going 1 1/8 miles, with 10-4-2-1 qualifying points to the 2022 GI Kentucky Derby. The $250,000 GII Demoiselle S., for 2-year-old fillies at 1 1/8 miles, will offer 10-4-2-1 points toward the 2022 GI Kentucky Oaks. The card will be completed by the $250,000 GIII Go For Wand H. for fillies and mares 3-year-olds and up at one mile.

Aqueduct's Winter Meet will begin Thursday, Dec. 9, with seven stakes carded through the end of the calendar year. Visit NYRA.com to see Aqueduct's complete stakes schedule.

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