The New York Racing Association
Inc. donated all net proceeds from clubhouse
and grandstand admission from Monday, Sept.
2, the final day of the 150th anniversary meet
at Saratoga Race Course, to the Permanently
Disabled Jockeys Fund (PDJF), announced The
New York Racing Association CEO and President
The donation was made in honor of three-time
Eclipse Award-winning jockey winner Ramon
Dominguez, who announced his retirement in
June following injuries sustained in an accident
at Aqueduct Racetrack in January. During his
career, Dominguez won 4,985 races and earned
nearly $200 million in purses.
The money generated from admissions and
customer donations on Labor Day add ed to a
$15,000 contribution that NYRA made to the
PDJF on behalf of Dominguez during a recent
tribute at Saratoga Race Course.