New York Racing Association
With thousands expected at Belmont Park Saturday to watch American Pharoah make a run for the Triple Crown, transit officials are promising a smoother ride this year thanks to a new LIRR station officially opening on Thursday.
Big changes are coming to Belmont for American Pharoah’s attempt to break a 37-year Triple Crown losing streak.
There was no signage, no direction — just chaos. Perhaps track officials were too busy with the sound of coins and cash to hear the chaos just outside Belmont Park.
There is still a couple of days before California Chrome hits the track at Belmont for a chance to become the first Triple Crown winner in 36 years, but the celebration for Saturday’s big race has already started.
The New York Racing Association Became everyone’s best friend on Monday — not just because it used common sense, but because it has the sport’s long-term health in mind.
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.
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.”
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.
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.
If a deal isn’t reached soon, I’ll Have Another may not have another race at this weekend’s Belmont Stakes.
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.
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