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Live Racing Returns to Belmont Park on Friday, September 5. First Post is 1:05 pm.

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Belmont Park Spring / Summer Events

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Sunday, May 11
Mother's Day

Prize drawings and the chance to win stylish, equine-themed accessories is a perfect reason to treat Mom to a day of top-class racing.

 

 



 

 


 

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Saturday, May 17th
Handicapping Contest Seminar

The popularity of handicapping contests is increasing everyday. Learn the ins and outs from some of the experts.

The Daily Racing Form's tournament columnist, Pete Fornatale, and Matt Bernier from Esquire TV's Reality Series "Horseplayers" will share their expertise in the North Shore Terrace.

Click here to register

 

 

 

 


 

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Saturday, May 24th
Wing Festival (Memorial Day Weekend)

Kick off Memorial Day Weekend by letting us fire up the barbeque for you. The backyard will host our 1st Wing Festival the you definitely won't want to miss.

Come out to sample the best wings on Long Island and vote for your favorite.

Participating restaurants:

  • Speakeasy - Long Beach
  • Don Juan Restaurant - Long Beach
  • Wing Zone - East Meadow
  • The Wander Inn - Baldwin
  • Chef Nilka (The North Village Tavern) - Rockville Centre
  • Prova Trattoria and Pizzaria - Oceanside.
  • Road Trip American Ale House - Port Jefferson
  • Prost Grill and Garten - Garden City
     

Click here for more info.

 

 



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Saturday, May 31st
Autograph Session (Big Apple Showcase Day Weekend)

If you can make it in New York you can make it anywhere. Come out to get the autograph of your favorite New York trainers and jockeys. Some of the expected participants are:

 

  • Christophe Clement
  • Shug McGuaghey
  • Jimmy Jerkens
  • Javier Castellano
  • John Velasquez
  • Taylor Rice
  • Mike Luzzi
  • Linda Rice
  • Manuel Franco

*list is subject to change

 

 

 


 

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Saturday, June 7th
Belmont Stakes Day

The 146th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes, the third jewel of thoroughbred racing’s Triple Crown, is Saturday, June 7th.

Belmont Stakes Day, is the second richest day of racing on the North American racing calendar, featuring a 13-race card worth $8 million, including 10 stakes races you won't want to miss.

Click here for ticket purchase and dining information.

 

 

 

 


 

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Sunday, June 15th
Father's Day and Family Fun Day

Hand rolled cigars, free chair massages, and hot shaves in our Knob Creek Paddock Terrace bar. The backyard will be transformed into the perfect spot for kids of all ages with pony rides, inflatable bounce castles, carnival games, face paintin, a petting zoo and more.

 

 

 

 


 

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Friday, June 20th
Party at the Park

The biggest party on Long Island is back at Belmont Park with a special post time of 3 p.m.

Food and drink specials are offered and at the conclusion of live racing, the night comes alive in Belmont Park’s bucolic backyard with the fabulous sounds of “Songs in the Attic,” the popular tribute band featuring the songs of Long Island’s own Billy Joel.
 

 

 

 


 

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Saturday, June 21st - Sunday June 22nd
Belmont Handicapping Tournament

The New York Racing Association's Handicapping Series continues at beautiful Belmont Park on Saturday, June 21st -22nd.

Register here to compete amongst the best handicappers in the country in $80,000 total prize money and no takeout!

 

 

 


 

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Friday, June 27th
Party at the Park

The biggest party on Long Island is back at Belmont Park with a special post time of 3 p.m.

Food and drink specials are offered and at the conclusion of live racing, the night comes alive in Belmont Park’s bucolic backyard with the fabulous sounds of “Rubix Kube,” the popular 80's tribute band. Prepare for the most bodacious, totally rad and ultimate time-warp BACK TO THE EIGHTIES with RUBIX KUBE!!
 

 


 

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Saturday, July 5th
Stars and Stripes Racing Festival

See international runners in the turf feature races, enjoy the Blue Moon Food Truck Festival and a free T-shirt giveaway.

Click here for more info.