Aqueduct Racetrack
Aqueduct Racetrack

Name of Track:
Aqueduct Racetrack

South Ozone Park, Queens, New York City, NY, United States

Date Opened:
September 27, 1894

Course Type:

Main Track:
1 1/8 miles, oval

Last Turn to Finish Line:

1,346 feet

Turf course:
7/8 mile


Horse Racing at Aqueduct

Aqueduct race track is located in Jamaica, New York, and it's the only racetrack located within the New York City limits, its has seating capacity of 17,000 and total capacity of 40,000.

Aqueduct has three courses: the Main Track (dirt) measuring 11/8 miles (1.8 km). The inner track (dirt), which is exactly 1 mile (1.6 km) long; and the innermost course is a turf (Tall Fescue) course, spanning 7 furlongs plus 43 feet (1.4 km)

Aqueduct offers thoroughbred racing from October to May. Notable races include Grade I events such as the Carter Handicap, Cigar Mile Handicap, Gazelle Handicap and Wood Memorial Stakes.

Aqueduct Racetrack Racing Information:

Live Racing:  Wednesday - Sunday

Live Racing Calendar:  January- April/November-December

Notable Races at Aqueduct:

GI Events:
Wood Memorial Stakes
Cigar Mile Handicap
Carter Handicap
Gazelle Stakes
Gotham Stakes
Wood Memorial Stakes
Comely Stakes
Demoiselle Stakes
Distaff Handicap
Jerome Stakes
Red Smith Handicap
Jerome Stakes
Top Flight Handicap


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