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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

Mariano Rivera (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Rivera To Have Friday’s 3rd Race Named For Him At Saratoga

Mariano Rivera will visit the upstate New York thoroughbred track on Friday, where the third race will be named “The Spa Welcomes Mo!” He’ll appear in the winner’s circle to address the crowd and present the trophy to the winner.

08/09/2012

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I’ll Have Another Trainer ‘Very Happy’ With Belmont Prep, Declines Subway Series Honor

Triple Crown contender I’ll Have Another turned in another strong gallop as he prepares for the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

06/08/2012

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Could Triple Crown Winner Revive Fading Sport?

Questions remain over whether winning the Triple Crown can reinvigorate a sport that has experienced precipitous drops in fan interest, gambling dollars and prestige in the American sports landscape.

06/07/2012

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

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NYRA Executive Philip Dunn Dies At Age 81

Former New York Racing Association executive Philip Dunn has died. He was 81. Dunn was the executive director of simulcast and TV systems when he retired in 1995.

WFAN–01/05/2011