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Stars and Stripes Day

image001The celebration continues on July 4 at New York’s Triple Crown headquarters, when Belmont Park’s second annual Stars and Stripes Festival takes center stage, spotlighting some of America’s top turf runners as they compete against the world’s best. Complete with giveaways, family-friendly activities and concluding with a post-race concert, this year’s celebration will be better than ever. Gates open at 11 a.m.

*Military members will receive free admission

Live Music featuring Switchfoot

At the conclusion of the day’s races, a special post-race concert will also take place featuring Grammy award winning alternative rock band Switchfoot. 

Blue Moon Food Truck Festival

Featuring local favorites, the Belmont Backyard will host an array of food trucks

Family Fun in the Belmont Backyard

Petting Zoo, Pony Rides, inflatables and more!

Stars & Stripes Race Day Info:

  • $1.25 Million Belmont Derby Invitational (GI) (Formerly The Jamaica Handicap)
    3-Year-Olds - 1 1/4 Mile (Turf)
  • $1 Million Belmont Oaks Invitational (GI) (Formerly The Garden City)
    Fillies 3-Year-Olds 1 1/4 Mile (Turf)
  • $500,000 Suburban Handicap (GII)
    4-Year-Olds & Up - 1 1/4 Mile (Dirt)
  • $400,000 Belmont Sprint Spring Championship (GIII)
    3-Year-Olds & Up - 7 Furlongs (Dirt)
  • $500,000 Dwyer Stakes (GIII) 
    3-Year-Olds - 1 1/16 Mile (Dirt)
  • $150,000 Victory Ride (GIII)
    Fillies 3-Year-Olds 6 1/2 Furlongs (Dirt)