Safety Initiatives in Place at New York Thoroughbred Racetracks: The Horse 4/30/19

Press Release: Live thoroughbred racing returned to Belmont Park on April 26 for its 48-day spring/summer meet. So, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) is highlighting its broad-based safety program currently in effect at all NYRA tracks—Aqueduct Racetrack, in Ozone Park; Belmont Park, in Elmont; and Saratoga Race Course, in Saratoga Springs. In addition to

New Equine Health and Safety Measures Implemented at Saratoga: Horse Racing Nation 08/21/17

Press Release: In addition to the existing industry-leading equine health and safety policies and procedures already in place at New York State racetracks, the New York State Gaming Commission, The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) and the New York Thoroughbred Horsemen's Association (NYTHA) are implementing additional actions immediately at Saratoga Race Course, including increased regulatory

NYRA Advancing Idea of In-State ‘Super Lab’: TDN 8/10/16

By: T. D. Thornton When the New York Racing Association (NYRA) Reorganization Board of Directors last met on May 25, there was a hint of optimism that by the time the next meeting rolled around, board members might be discussing transition strategies for a return to some hybrid form of public/private governance. No such transition

NYRA Equine Injury Rate Remains Below National Average: Horse Racing Nation 3/24/16

By: Horseracingnation.com/NYRA Communications   For a third consecutive year, the number of catastrophic equine injuries at The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) tracks continued at a rate below the national average, as reported Tuesday by The Jockey Club. The fatality rate at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course in 2015 was 1.1 per 1,000

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