America’s Day at the Races features Sunday action from Aqueduct and Oaklawn

March 18, 2021

OZONE PARK, N.Y. – America’s Day at the Races, the acclaimed national telecast produced by the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) in partnership with FOX Sports, will air coverage on Sunday featuring live racing action from Aqueduct Racetrack and Oaklawn Park.

Presented by America’s Best Racing and Claiborne Farm, America’s Day at the Races will broadcast Sunday from 2-6:30 p.m. Eastern, with coverage on FS2 from 2-2:30 p.m. and four hours of coverage – 2:30-6:30 p.m. – on FS1.

Sunday at Oaklawn will feature a 10-race card, starting at 2 p.m. Eastern time at the Hot Springs, Arkansas-based track. A $62,500 allowance contest for 3-year-olds going six furlongs in Race 9 at 6:10 p.m will see an eight-horse field, including a pair of contenders for Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen in Molto Vivace, who broke his maiden last out on February 27 at Oaklawn, and Saffa’s Day, a $125,000 purchase at the 2020 Ocala Breeders’ Spring Sale of 2-Year-Olds in Training. Fellow Hall of Fame conditioner D. Wayne Lukas will saddle Cold as Hell, who broke his maiden at third asking over the same track on February 26.

Aqueduct’s Sunday card, which features a first post of 1:20 p.m. for the eight-race program, will offer an $80,000 six-furlong maiden sprint for sophomores in Race 4 at 2:50 p.m. Four-time Eclipse Award-winning trainer Chad Brown will send out two challengers in Take a Chance and Secret Potion, while King James will make his debut for trainer Jimmy Jerkens.

In Race 5, a field of six New York-bred fillies and mares 3-years-old and up will challenge in a $74,000 six-furlong allowance optional-claiming sprint at 3:20 p.m. Trainer Bruce Levine will saddle Quality Stones and Impazible Donna, while Rudy Rodriguez will see Baby Boss look for success in drawing the inside post.

America’s Day at the Races is also broadcast on NYRA’s YouTube channel which boasts more than 65,000 subscribers. Fans can subscribe to NYRA’s channel and set a reminder to watch the show on YouTube Live. NYRA’s YouTube channel also hosts a plethora of race replays, special features, America’s Day at the Races replays and more.

Free Equibase-provided past performances are available for races that are part of the America’s Day at the Races broadcast and can be accessed at

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