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A race at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens (file/credit: NYRA via YouTube)

Queens Assemblyman Wants Funding Diverted To Upgrade ‘Disgusting’ Aqueduct Racetrack

On Monday, New York State Assemblyman Phil Goldfeder announced legislation to require NYRA to use its share of casino money earmarked for capital projects only at Aqueduct.

02/24/2014

Racing at Belmont Park. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Belmont Stakes Expected To Be Run On ‘Wet-Fast’ Track

Glen Kozak, the vice president of facilities and racing surfaces for the New York Racing Association, says he’s “pretty confident we’ll be wet-fast” by the Belmont post time of 6:36 p.m., and “if we get real lucky we’ll be fast.”

06/08/2013

People walk down a street on one of the coldest days of the year on January 23, 2013 in New York City. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Antarctic-Like Work Week To End With Some Snow Friday Night Into Saturday

The Tri-State Area shivered through a third day of bitter cold temperatures on Thursday, setting the stage for some late Friday snowfall and a frigid weekend.

01/24/2013

Atigun gallops during a morning workout at Belmont Park on June 6, 2012 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Union: Tentative Deal Averts Strike Before Belmont

Belmont racetrack workers have struck a tentative labor deal with the New York Racing Association to head off a possible strike on the eve of a Triple Crown bid, a union official said Wednesday.

06/06/2012

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06:  A General View of the Start of the141st Running of The Belmont Stakes at Belmont Racetrack on June 6, 2009 in Elmont, New York.  The race was won by Summer Bird ridden by Jockey Kent Desormeaux  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Labor Woes At Belmont As Triple Crown Bid Nears

If a deal isn’t reached soon, I’ll Have Another may not have another race at this weekend’s Belmont Stakes.

06/05/2012

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06:  A General View of the Start of the141st Running of The Belmont Stakes at Belmont Racetrack on June 6, 2009 in Elmont, New York.  The race was won by Summer Bird ridden by Jockey Kent Desormeaux  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ex-Overseers Of NYRA Want Internal Report Released

A court-ordered monitor that once oversaw the New York Racing Association claims in a court filing that the thoroughbred track operator is suppressing a 2010 corruption report given to its board members.

05/25/2012

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‘New York, New York’ Back At Belmont

The New York Racing Association is returning to Frank Sinatra’s classic version of “New York, New York” when the horses step onto the track for next Saturday’s $1 million race at Belmont Park

WFAN–06/03/2011