Cancellation of strong fog forces at the aqueduct after race 5

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) canceled the remaining four races on Saturday’s nine-race card after Race 5 due to heavy fog that has settled in the New York City area, creates visibility problems at Aqueduct Racetrack.

In accordance with New York State Gaming Commission rules, today’s Pick 6 wagering pool, which had a carryover of $22,611, will be refunded. The bet and the remainder will return on Sunday, January 1 with a mandatory payment. Sunday’s Pick 6 will start in Race 4 with a post time of 1:47pm

Saturday’s featured event, the $150,000 Queens County, will return on Saturday, January 7.

Aqueduct Racetrack will remain open for simulcast and online wagering is available through

Live racing resumes Sunday at Big A, the opening day of the 2023 Aqueduct 44-Day Winter Meeting. The nine-race card features the $150,000 Ladies in Race 3. First posting is at 12:20 pm ET.

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America’s Day at the Races will feature live coverage and analysis of the Aqueduct fall meet on the FOX Sports networks. To view the broadcast schedule and channel finder, visit

NYRA Bets is the best way to bet on every race at Aqueduct Racetrack’s fall meet. Available to horseplayers nationwide, the NYRA Bets app is available to download today on iOS and Android at

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