Stars and Stripes Day
The 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)