• ADDRESS: 2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY 11003
  • PHONE: (718) 641-4700
  • WEBSITE: http://www.nyra.com
  • REGION: South Shore / Maritime Trail

Belmont Park Racetrack

The historic Belmont Park, opened in 1905, encompasses 430 acres in Elmont, NY. There are two racing schedules at Belmont Park per year, generally running the end of April through the middle of July. The fall meet starts again in the beginning of September and runs through the end of October. Generally Wed.-Sundays.
Belmont Park is the home of the running of the Belmont Stakes each year, considered the longest and most difficult part of the ‘Triple Crown’ challenge. The Triple Crown is comprised of three annual horse races: the Kentucky Derby in May, the Preakness in May, and the Belmont Stakes in June. Since 1930, only 11 horses have ever won the prestigious Triple Crown, with Secretariat still holding the record at Belmont.
Admission Fee: Grandstand: $3.00, Clubhouse: $5.00.
Belmont Stakes Day: $10.00 and $20.00 (Clubhouse).
Admissions does not include any reserved seating.
Children under 12 are free when accompanied with an adult.
Belmont Park is also available year-round for other events and is a beautifully landscaped park with large open spaces suitable for a variety of sporting and other events.
Party at the Park Fridays: Grandstand admission is free until 1 p.m. when regular price applies. Clubhouse admission is $3.00 until 1:00 p.m. when regular price applies
Breakfast at Belmont is a program that invites families to enjoy breakfast at reasonable prices while watching thoroughbreds train in the morning. The program is every weekend and holiday during the Belmont Spring/Summer meeting (April to July). After breakfast, take a free tram ride (weather permitting) through the stable area, enjoy a free Paddock Show and participate in a free Starting Gate demonstration.
Breakfast Admission & Parking: Free
Hours: 7 a. m. to 9:30 a.m.