The anniversary of 150 years of racing at the oldest race track in America took place Saturday. Over 33,000 fans bet more than $5 million throughout the day.
The feature race, $750,000 Whitney Handicap was won by Cross Traffic. As part of the anniversary celebration Kevin Brockley of Gansevoort was the first winner of the $15,000 Win Wager compliments of Mary Lou Whitney and John Hendrickson. Fort Larned, the horse Brockley bet on finished fifth.
The 150th annivesary was also marked with plenty of birthday cake and lots of other festive events at the Union Avenue Track.