Thursday, August 21, 2014

New HD live streaming app for NYRA Rewards unveiled on Travers eve

The New York Racing Association, Inc.

Thursday, August 20, 2014


Contact: NYRA Communications

(718) 659-2351


New HD live streaming app for NYRA Rewards unveiled on Travers eve


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - In time for the 145th running of the Grade 1 Travers and a spectacular undercard on Saturday, the new NYRA HD app gives NYRA Rewards customers the ability to watch a crystal-clear live feed of races from Saratoga Race Course, Belmont Park and Aqueduct Racetrack.


The app is available for both iOS and Android based devices and allows users to watch an HD feed of NYRA races, while also offering the option to listen to race calls in either English or Spanish. Additionally, app users can connect to the NYRA Rewards mobile site ( and/or dial 1-800-THE-NYRA to access interactive voice response.


"We are excited to offer our loyal NYRA Rewards customers the opportunity to view the Travers and all of this weekend's big races using this new digital platform," said David O'Rourke, senior vice-president of corporate development for the New York Racing Association.  "The development of this new mobile app reflects The New York Racing Association's continued commitment towards utilizing the latest technology for the benefit of our guests, our horseplayers and our fans."


As of Monday, August 18, mobile wagering has seen a 21.08% lift for the Saratoga meet while Internet ( wagering has lifted 9.4%. Online signups for have grown 52.4% while on-track signups have nearly doubled.


To download and install the new app, NYRA Rewards customers can visit the app store on their mobile devices and search "NYRA HD" or visit ( for an iOS / Apple device, or ( for an Android device.


Once the app has been installed, to enable live race streaming customers must visit, go to the "My Account" option on the top menu, select the "Mobile Device" tab, click "Get Mobile Linking Code," and enter that code into the "Settings" menu on the app. The code will expire after five minutes and up to five devices may be linked using the same code.


NYRA Rewards is New York's premier advance deposit wagering (ADW) offering the the highest rebates in the industry, instant signup, free funding options, express funding, no wagering transactions fees and four convenient ways to wager: on-track, phone, online or via a mobile device.  


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