The New York Racing Association

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

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Belmont Park Fall Events



Saturday, September 21st
Andrew Beyer & Steven Crist
Handicapping Seminar

Register here for a special Handicapping Seminar with DRF legends Andrew Beyer and Steven Crist.
Seminar is FREE with Clubhouse Admission

Saturday, September 21
12:30 to 2:00 pm
4th Floor of Belmont Park in the North Shore Terrace

First 200 registrants receive a FREE copy of either Beyer’s “Beyer on Speed” or Crist’s “Exotic Betting”*




Saturday, September 28th
Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational

On September 28, Belmont will host six stakes worth $3.4 million:

Grade 1, $1 million Jockey Club Gold Cup Invitational
Grade 1, $600,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational
Grade 1, $600,000 Flower Bowl Invitational
Grade 1, $400,000 Vosburgh Invitational
Grade 1, $400,000 Beldame Invitational
Grade 2, $400,000 Kelso Handicap.

All six "Super Saturday" races are Breeders' Cup Challenge "Win and You're In" events. Last year, four horses who competed on "Super Saturday" went on to win Breeders' Cup races (Fort Larned, Classic; Little Mike, Turf; Royal Delta, Ladies' Classic; Zagora, Filly & Mare Turf).


Saturday, September 28th
Food Trucks

Jockey Club Gold Cup Day will also feature three of the NYC food trucks located within the spacious backyard of Belmont Park.




Saturday, October 5th
Foxwoods Champagne & Frizette Stakes

On October 5, Belmont will host the Grade 1, $500,000 Foxwoods Champagne for 2-year-olds, Grade 1, $500,000 Frizette for 2-year-old fillies, both Breeders' Cup Challenge races.



Fabulous Fillies Day

On October 5, in addition to the Grade 1, $500,000 Foxwoods Champagne for 2-year-olds and Grade 1, $500,000 Frizette for 2-year-old fillies, Belmont Park will host Fabulous Fillies Day to support breast cancer research. The day will feature breast cancer awareness organizations with local art and fashion as well as the following great events for all those that wear pink

- A “Paddock Pink Out” after the 4th race with photo opportunity

- Win VIP tickets to the 2014 Belmont Stakes

- Become a Fabulous Filly or Fabulous Fellow and win a chance to present the trophy to the 7th race

- Get your picture taken with 2013 Miss New York City

Make sure to come to Belmont in pink and support a great cause!

Click here for more info



Saturday, October 12th
Bourbon and Southern Food Pairing

Enjoy the races in the Turf and Field Club and bourbon tastings with a variety of plated pairings including shrimp po’boys, smoked ribs and beef kabobs – $35 per person inclusive of admission, program, tax and gratuity.
Day includes an on-site Woodford Reserve demonstrator to answer questions about bourbon pairings
$35 per person.
Call 1-888-285-5961 or click here to book your ticket.




Monday, October 14th
Columbus Day Country Music Jamboree

On Columbus Day, October 14 fans will be able to enjoy a Country Music Fest in the spacious backyard at Belmont.

Featuring the sounds of Wil Van Awken, Mark Newman, Sean Cuoco, Tony Montalbo, and other guests.






Saturday, October 19th
Empire New York Showcase Day

The best New York-breds will converge on October 19 at Belmont for Empire New York Showcase Day presented by The New York Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund.

Belmont will present seven stakes, topped by the $250,000 Empire Classic for 3-year-olds and up.

In addition to spectacular racing, the day features a Fall Festival, complete with hay rides, pumpkin carving, face painting live, music on the Backyard stage and numerous of the “Best of New York” vendors.