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Tagged With: Aqueduct Race Track

5 Questions for Chris Kay

I read with interest the article by Ray Paulick detailing the fact that the New York Racing Association (NYRA) is INCREASING admission fees at Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course. While some people may think that an increase from $3 to $5 and Clubhouse admission from $5 to $8 as  nominal. The fact is that if a family … Continue reading »

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Governor Cuomo announces selections for the NYRA reorganization Board

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced his selections to the New York Racing Association (NYRA) reorganization board on Thursday afternoon. The Daily Racing Form has published the names of the appointed board members as well as the prospective NYRA board appointees. Reviewing the governmental appointees, it appears the selections made are solid credentialed executives with leadership abilities. … Continue reading »

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NYRA’s New Task Force

The New York State Racing and Wagering Board announced the formation of a task force yesterday to examine the increased break downs of horses at Aqueduct’s inner track during the recently concluded winter meeting. Having more  oversight by people who are vested and knowledgeable in the industry is a wonderful thing. For the most part, … Continue reading »

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Rick Dutrow: Should he be shown the door?

On February 16, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board suspended trainer Rick Dutrow for 90 days for various violations. These include  a 30 day suspension for a positive for painkillers and 60 days for finding hypodermic needles in his barn at Aqueduct. Dutrow has consistently trained with a patent disregard for the rules … Continue reading »

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