The 2021-22 Aqueduct winter meet will run from Thursday, December 9 through Sunday, March 27 with live racing generally conducted four days per week in January and February and three days per week in March.
The 15-day Aqueduct spring meet will open on Thursday March 31 and conclude on Sunday, April 24. Live racing will be conducted Thursday-Sunday during the 2022 spring meet at the Big A.
Highlighted by the 154th running of the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes on June 11, the 44-day Belmont spring/summer meet opens on Thursday, April 28, and will continue through Sunday, July 10. Live racing will generally be conducted Thursday-Sunday during the spring meet at Belmont with the exception of Memorial Day weekend and July 4th weekend, when live racing will be conducted Friday-Monday.
The 40-day summer meet at historic Saratoga Race Course will again serve as the anchor for a spectacular year of racing on the NYRA circuit. The summer meet, featuring the 95th running of the Grade 1 Whitney and the 153rd edition of the Grade 1 Runhappy Travers, will open on Thursday, July 14 and conclude on Labor Day, Monday, September 5.
Following the four-day opening weekend from Thursday, July 14 through Sunday, July 17, racing at Saratoga will be conducted five days a week, Wednesdays through Sundays, with the exception of the final week, when the meet will conclude on Labor Day.
The 28-day Belmont Park fall meet will begin on Thursday, September 15 and run through Sunday, October 30. Live racing will be conducted Thursday-Sunday during the 2022 fall meet at Belmont.
Following the conclusion of the Belmont fall meet, live racing will return to the Big A for an 18-day fall meet from Friday, November 4 through Sunday, December 4. Live racing will be conducted Thursday-Sunday during the 2022 fall meet at Aqueduct.
The Aqueduct winter meet begins on Thursday, December 15 – and following a 10-day holiday break from December 19 through December 28 – the 2022 schedule concludes Saturday, December 31.
The complete 2022 NYRA racing calendar can be found at: https://www.nyra.com/belmont/racing/post-times-and-wagering-menu/.
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NYRA Press Release