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Aqueduct Winter 2019/2020   Horse Racing

Started Dec-12 by Amy (1pony); 501 views.
Derby132

From: Derby132

Jan-18

We may be seeing the end of Aqueduct in a few years:

"It's a pretty logical end game when you have two facilities eight to 10 miles apart, and one is winterized and the main one is not," he said. "Belmont Park is very large, and there's plenty of room to adjust the scope of the building. The end game is one track. Initially, I wasn't sure of that, but after looking at the overhead of having two facilities, it makes sense. The scale of Belmont allows you to do so many things, so I think for downstate racing, we need one plant and it's Belmont.

https://www.bloodhorse.com/horse-racing/articles/237954/orourke-and-nyra-face-important-changes-in-2020?fbclid=IwAR3NTaE09cA0Pt0md5Q-NOgdI5kXUN25FlDTjRjhoMr0Bv8cfmKIFJEtMpI

Amy (1pony)
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From: Amy (1pony)

Jan-18

It would be sad but it does make sense. Belmont is updating and adding Barns and there is more room there.

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HorseRacesN

From: HorseRacesN

Jan-20

Professional photographer Vanessa Ng of Horse-Races.Net ***THE REAL HRN -- THE ORIGINAL SINCE 1994*** was at Aqueduct on Saturday for the Toboggan Stakes (G3).  Photos here:

http://forums.delphiforums.com/alexbrown/messages?msg=64603.2

Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

Mar-7

The Gotham is today at 5:42 eastern 

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Amy (1pony)
Staff

From: Amy (1pony)

Mar-7

Mischievous Alex gets it done in the Gotham, Untitled gets up for second! 

gerchgo

From: gerchgo

Mar-7

His race easily!

cigarello

From: cigarello

Mar-8

https://nypost.com/2020/03/08/aqueduct-employee-says-armed-robbery-was-an-inside-job/

  An armed robbery occurred at Aqueduct at around 10 pm last night.

When i first saw this i thought it might actually be a joke-- it isn't- 

It is thought to be an inside job.  250,000 was stolen.

HorseRacesN

From: HorseRacesN

Mar-8

Professional photographer Nancy Rokos of Horse-Races.Net ***THE REAL HRN -- THE ORIGINAL SINCE 1994*** was at Aqueduct on Saturday for the Gotham (G3).  Photos here:

http://forums.delphiforums.com/alexbrown/messages?msg=64603.12

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