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Reserve your place in history on June 6-8 at the 2019 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. Roam the grounds and view the races from the Apron with a general admission ticket. Get an aerial view and avoid the crowds with a reserved seat or spend the day in luxury with one of the premium hospitality options. There truly is something for everyone!

The Belmont Stakes – Where Champions Are Crowned

A HISTORIC START

The Belmont Stakes holds the title of the oldest of the three Triple Crown events. Not only holding the title of the oldest Triple Crown race, the Belmont Stakes is North America’s fourth oldest race. The first running of the Belmont Stakes dates back to 1867 at Jerome Park.

Legacy in the Making: In 1905, Long Island became home to the signature event.

SHORT TRAIN RIDE AWAY

When traveling for this premier horse-racing event, look no further than the Long Island Rail Road for how to get here. Whether coming from the east or the west, the Long Island Rail Road (LIRR) can get you from the end of Montauk to the heart of Manhattan in one quick and easy train ride. Fast and reliable, arrive at Belmont Racetrack car free and enjoy a Long Island getaway. Click here for an updated train schedule.

LIRR map

WHERE TO STAY

Hotels near Belmont Raceway 

The Garden City Hotel has a long standing history of hosting the who’s who of the racing sphere. An insider tip, The Garden City Hotel is the place to go after the race to spot your favorite jockey. Lavish and chic, the upscale service and amenities show why The Garden City Hotel has been embedded into Belmont Stakes tradition. Elegant and trendy, The Roslyn Hotel is a boutique property with My Father’s Place Supper Club for premier entertainment and dining from acclaimed chef Kobayashi. Also in proximity to the Belmont Stakes are The Andrew Hotel, Inn at Great Neck, recently opened Hilton Garden Inn Roslyn and recently renovated Long Island Marriott.

PLAN YOUR STAY

Thrill seeker or spa goer, wine connoisseur or the epic foodie – either way, we’ve got you covered! Choose your travel style and the ultimate itinerary will be created.

IN THE NEIGHBORHOOD 

While in town for the Belmont Stakes, don’t miss Long Island’s attractions and restaurants. Explore the many neighboring beachside towns and walking villages. Check out these spots for family fun, premier shopping, epic thrills, Gold Coast Mansions, epicurean delights and world-class entertainment venues.

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