The Belmont Horsemen's Relations office is the second door on the right in the Racing Building near the paddock. Horsemen's Relations works a racing schedule of Wednesday through Sunday, 9am to 5pm.
Alysse Jacobs, Horsemen's Relations Associate
Alysse began working in NYRA's Horsemen's Relations department under Carmen Barrera in 2009. She assumed the head position of the department in 2019.
The Belmont Room, located on the second floor of the Clubhouse overlooking the finish line, is Belmont's premier dining room and is open every Friday through Sunday as well as select other days. Complimentary lunches are offered to owners who are entered in a stakes race.
Please contact the office to make your reservation.
The Triple Crown Lounge, located on the second level of the clubhouse, is open to any horseman with a current NYRA ID Badge. The lounge offers a view of the track and paddock, light snacks and soft beverages, and seating every race day. The box seating area is also accessible through the lounge for those who wish to view the races outside. Please check in with your NYRA ID for a wristband to access the lounge and box seating area throughout the race day.
Horsemen ID badges, family badges, and horsemen parking are processed by the Horsemen Credentials department. Lew Kobel can be reached by e-mail at [email protected] or by phone at (718) 659-2374.
The Belmont Horsemen's Bookkeeper office is located in the Racing Office in the Racing Building near the paddock. The department can be reached by email at [email protected].
Owners can sign up to receive a text message or email alert when their horse is entered, with information to easily reach the Horsemen's Relations department. Please contact the department for more information.
The Garden City Hotel, a 5-star hotel located 20 minutes from Belmont Park, offers a rate for NYRA horsemen based on availability. Please contact the office for more details and to book a stay.
The Horsemen's Relations team will reply to outreach by the next racing day.
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