Aqueduct Racetrack in New York

Aqueduct Racetrack (The Big A) is a thoroughbred horse-racing facility and racino in Ozone Park, Queens, New York. Its racing meets usually are from late October/early November through April. Aqueduct is the only racetrack located within New York City limits, and houses the New York Racing Association's headquarters. The track has seating capacity of 17000 but total capacity of 90000. The track itself has three courses: the Main Track (dirt) has a circumference of 11⁄8 miles (1.8 km); inside of this is the Inner Dirt Track (consisting of a special type of dirt over which races are run during the winter months), which is exactly 1 mile (1.6 km) long; and the innermost course is a turf (grass) course, spanning 7 furlongs plus 43 feet (1.4 km).

 

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