The New York Racing Association

Fabulous Fillies Day at the Spa

The New York Racing Association Inc. will celebrate women and their contributions to both the Thoroughbred industry and the world of sports during Fabulous Fillies Day Thursday, Aug. 8 at Saratoga Race Course. All fans are encouraged to wear pink to show their support for breast cancer awareness during their visit to Saratoga Race Course. The day will include a luncheon at The Rail at the 1863 Club, the all-new hospitality venue located on the Clubhouse turn, to benefit The Breast Cancer Research Foundation (BCRF) which will honor the first...

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Jockey Legends Day, Presented by Fasig-Tipton, Returns to Saratoga

The New York Racing Association, Inc. will welcome a dozen of the sport's top jockeys back to Saratoga Race Course for the sixth annual Jockey Legends Day, presented by Fasig-Tipton, Sunday, August 4. Top riders scheduled to attend include Angel Cordero, Jr., Robbie Davis, Ramon Dominguez, David Erb, Earlie Fires, Sandy Hawley, Richard Migliore, Laffit Pincay, Jr., Nick Santagata, Jose Santos, Gary Stevens and Jorge Velasquez. The riders will be honored with a special video tribute and ceremony in the winner's circle following races four, five and six. The legendary...

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NYRA to Launch Empire 6

The Empire 6, a jackpot-style multi-race wager replacing the traditional Pick 6, will be launched at Saratoga by The New York Racing Association, Inc. Featuring a $0.20 bet minimum and 20% takeout, the Empire 6 will be added to the wagering menu beginning Wednesday, Aug. 7 and continue through the remainder of the 2019 meet at the Spa. If one unique ticket exists, then 100% of the net pool, plus the jackpot carryover if applicable, will be paid to the winner. If there is no unique wager selecting the first-place...

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'Henley' Fits Perfectly in Turf Trinity

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY--Back when the New York Racing Association announced its bold new initiative for 3-year-old turf horses in the summer, a trio of big-money events dubbed the "Turf Trinity," many quipped that it would quickly be reconsidered as the "Chad Brown Trinity", due to the perennial leading trainer's particular dominance with grass horses. It only took one race in the series, however, to throw a wrench in that assumption, as longshot Henley's Joy (Kitten's Joy) upset the Belmont Derby at over 20-1 for Jeff Bloom's Bloom Racing Stable and...

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