Friday, April 3, 2009

Queens Community Leaders visit Aqueduct on Wood Memorial Day

NYRA was proud to host the following community leaders from Queens County at Aqueduct Race Track on Wood Memorial Day: State Senator Eric Adams, Assemblywoman Audrey Pheffer, Community Board #10 Chair Betty Braton, Community Board #10 District Manager Karen Peterson, Community Board #10 Member Donna Gilmartin, New York State Racing and Wagering Board Chariman John Sabini, New York State Deputy Secretary (Technology, Operations and Gaming) Sylvia Hamer, and New York State Racing and Wagering Board Member John Simoni. They enjoyed and exciting afternoon of racing as Aqueduct hosted four stakes races including the Carter Handicap (G1), the Excelsior (G3), the Bayshore (G3) and the Kentucky Derby prep, The Wood Memorial (G1).