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 Belmont Fall racing schedule of Wednesday through Sunday, 9am to 5pm, with the exception of Columbus Day when the office is open on Monday and off Wednesday.
Belmont Spring Meet (as of 5/1)
Racing Horsemen: Owners may attend the races on the day a horse they own is entered to run. Please contact Horsemen's Relations by email at [email protected] or phone at (516) 488-6008 to be added to the admission list after the overnight is out. All requests must be received by 3PM the day prior to the race. The office will confirm attendance and provide arrival instructions and admission tickets via email the afternoon before race day.
Every individual on the premises must agree to a temperature check and wear a face covering while on property. Children are permitted, but must also be temperature checked and wear a mask while on property.
Upon check in at the Clubhouse entrance you will receive a wristband for entry to the Horsemen’s Lounge and Box Seats on the second floor of the Clubhouse. You may visit the paddock, but please only do so for your race(s).
Non-Racing Horsemen: Owners who do not have a horse racing can purchase daily tickets online at https://www.nyra.com/belmont/tickets/. NYTHA and NYTB members are entitled to one free ticket daily. Please contact the office for more details.
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.
Teal Albertrani, Horsemen's VIP Concierge
Teal was born to a racing family and interned with Horsemen's Relations in Saratoga for several seasons. She returned to NYRA in a full-time position in 2019 and maintains the Horsemen's Lounge activities.
Harper Gray, Horsemen's Relations Clerk
Harper hails from Kentucky and grew up racing at Churchill Downs. She began this seasonal assisting role for the Belmont and Saratoga meets in 2020.
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.
Gambling Problems? The New York Racing Association encourages responsible wagering. If gambling is a problem for you or someone you care about, help is available 24 hours a day. Call toll-free 1-877-8-HOPE-NY