Sunday, May 27, 2012

NYRA Welcomes the USO to Belmont Park

NYRA was proud to welcome the USO to Belmont Park on May 27th as part of our Memorial Day weekend festivities. Natalie Loftin Bell of the USO Liberty Bells performed the National Anthem and presented the trophy for the first race.

NYRA offered FREE admission to currently serving military men and women and their families and we look forward to welcoming them back next year!

Saturday, May 19, 2012

NYRA Joined in the Armed Forces Day Ceremony in South Floral Park

I was delighted to attend the Armed Forces Day ceremony in South Floral Park, NY on May 19th. NYRA is proud to receive the invitation from the Mayor of South Floral Park each year and we thank the community for including NYRA in their ceremony to commemorate this very special day.

Thursday, May 10, 2012

NYRA's Assistant General Counsel and Compliance Officer Visits P.S./M.S. 146 for Career Day

Pasquale Viscusi, NYRA's Assistant General Counsel and Compliance Officer, visited P.S./M.S 146 in Queens for their annual Career Day. Once again, Pasquale wowed the students with his personal experiences as he has worked in Thoroughbred racing for over 25 years. This was his second invitation to join the school on this important day. Pasquale provided the students with NYRA caps to commemorate the occasion. NYRA was honored to participate once again!

Wednesday, May 9, 2012

NYRA Welcomed Tiger Cub Scout Den #1 to Belmont Park

NYRA was proud to welcome Tiger Cub Scout Den #1 (Floral Park-Bellerose Pack 482) to Belmont Park! The scouts toured the Jockey's Room and they met Sam the Bugler who played a few familiar tunes for them. The scouts were thrilled to join top jockey, Ramon Dominquez, in the Winner's Circle following his win in the 8th race. They had a terrific time at beautiful Belmont Park!