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Belmont Park Fall Events



Saturday, September 20th
College Day

On Saturday, September 20th College Students will be able to come out and enjoy a day at the races at beautiful Belmont Park.

The day will feature a Pick the Ponies Handicapping contest amongst local college and University organizations and many more activities. Stay tuned for more information.




Saturday, September 27th
TVG Super Saturday

On September 27, 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.


Saturday, September 27th
Food Trucks

TVG Super Saturday will also feature many NYC food trucks located within the spacious backyard of Belmont Park.

Mac Truck Pizza on Wheels
Mr. Nice Guy Andy's Italian Ices
Gorilla Cheese Carl's Steaks
Mike N Willies Dub Pies
Papaya King Come N Get it BBQ
Crepe Truck Hibachi Heaven



Saturday, September 27th
Tom Durkin Bobblehead Giveaway

Fans on track for TVG Super Saturday will also be able to pick up a commemorative Tom Durkin bobblehead.

*With paid admission, while supplies last.







Saturday, October 4th

On October 4, Belmont will play host to Oktoberfest, featuring a beer and chili festival.

  • Park Place
  • Shackleton's
  • Dee dee's Luncheonette
  • Tulip's catering
  • Murphy's Bar and Grill

In addition the Grade 1, $500,000 Champagne for 2-year-olds and Grade 1, $500,000 Frizette for 2-year-old fillies, both Breeders' Cup Challenge races will be run.



Saturday, October 18th
New York Showcase Day

The best New York-breds will converge on October 18 at Belmont for New York Showcase Day with a celebration of all things New York, including a pumpkin patch, food, arts and craft vendors in the grandstand and eight stakes races restricted to New York breds, with purses totaling $.1.75 million.