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Belmont Park Information

 


Belmont Park Information


Here is some information on Belmont Park.  We hope you find it useful and we encourage you to visit this beautiful park with your family and friends. 

 

 CONTACT
 
Belmont Park Contact  
  

 

There are three different general phone numbers for the New York Racing Association that correspond to race meetings at the three different racetracks operated by The NYRA.


Belmont Park (Spring/Summer Meet - May 1 to July 14, 2014):
516-488-6000


Belmont Park (Fall Championship Meet - September 7 to October 27, 2014):
516-488-6000


 

  
 BELMONT PARK
 
Belmont Stakes Info  
  

 

Belmont Park is a 430-acre racetrack in Elmont, N.Y. There are two race meetings at Belmont Park in 2014: the 56-day Spring/Summer meeting will be from April 26 to July 14; and the 37-day Fall Championship meeting will be from Sept. 7 to Oct. 27. Belmont Park is the home of the 146th Running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday June 7, 2014.



BELMONT PARK 2014 SPRING/SUMMER MEET

Post times: 1 p.m. daily;

Belmont Stakes Day, Saturday, June 7

 

BELMONT PARK 2014 FALL CHAMPIONSHIP MEET

Post time: 1 p.m. daily

  
 BELMONT BY THE NUMBERS
 
Belmont Park Info   
  

 

Main Course: 1 1/2 Miles
Last Turn to Finish on Main Track: 1,097 feet
Widener Turf Course: 1 5/16 Miles
Inner Turf Course: 1 3/16 Miles
Attendance Capacity: 85,000 - 90,000
Parking Capacity: 18,500 Cars
Trackside Dining: 2,300
Total Seating Capacity: 32,941

  
 PARKING
 

 

Parking Gates Open: 10:45 a.m. daily
General Parking: $2; Belmont Stakes Day: $10
Preferred Parking: $4; Belmont Stakes Day: $25
Valet Parking: $6; No valet parking on Belmont Stakes Day
Handicapped parking is available near the Clubhouse and Grandstand.
Courtesy Shuttle Bus service is available from all general parking areas.
  
  
 ADMISSION
 
Admission and Tickets  
  

 

Gates Open at 11 a.m.

Grandstand Admission: $2; Grandstand admission on Twilight Racing Fridays is free until 1 p.m., when regular price applies.
Clubhouse Admission: $5; Clubhouse admission on Twilight Racing Fridays is $3 until 1 p.m., when regular price applies.
Children under 12 are free when accompanied with an adult.

  
 ATTIRE
 

 

Elegant attire has long been a tradition at Belmont Park. Ladies and Gentlemen who honor this tradition are always appreciated.

Box Seats 
Gentlemen: Suits or sports jackets (tie optional).
Ladies: Dresses, skirts or slack outfits. Absolutely no shorts or jeans.

Garden Terrace Restaurant
Elegant attire is recommended: Gentlemen should wear suits or sports jackets. Ladies should wear dresses, skirts or pant suits. No jeans, shorts or abbreviated wear is permitted.
Business casual is acceptable attire: Gentlemen are required to wear collared shirts. Suits or sports jackets are optional. No jeans, shorts or abbreviated wear permitted. Management reserves the right to use its discretion to determine acceptable attire.
Exception: On Belmont Stakes Day, Saturday, June 11, 2005, the following Dress Code applies in the Garden Terrace: Gentlemen are required to wear suits or sports jackets; Ladies are required to wear dresses, skirts or pant suits.

Clubhouse
Proper attire at discretion of management. No abbreviated attire. Gentlemen may not wear tank tops.
 
  
  
 COOLERS
 

 

Fans may bring coolers into the backyard of the grandstand at Belmont Park. Coolers will not be allowed in any other area at the track. Glass containers will not be allowed to be brought into the track. As in the past, fans can bring in coolers containing cans or plastic bottles.

All coolers will be subject to search by NYRA security.

No coolers of any kind will be permitted in the buildings, including all seating areas, or on the apron of the track.

Fans with coolers should enter the track at either the paddock or west end admission gates. Coolers will not be allowed through the clubhouse gate.

NOTE: On Belmont Stakes Day, Saturday, June 9, 2007, no alcoholic beverages of any kind will be permitted to be brought into the facility. The restriction regarding alcohol has been enacted in the interest of patron safety and in an attempt to make sure that people drink responsibly.
  
  
 TRACK SERVICES
 
Racing at Belmont  
  

 

Binocular Rentals
Located on the second floor Clubhouse adjacent to the escalator and the first floor Grandstand opposite the Press elevator.

ATM Machines
For your convenience, ATM machines are at the following locations:
* First floor Grandstand near the end mutuel window closest to finish line.
* Second floor Grandstand opposite the Belmont Grill.
* Second floor Clubhouse opposite the Clubhouse elevator.


Coat Check
At the binocular stands located on the second floor Clubhouse adjacent to the escalator and the first floor Grandstand opposite the Press elevator.

Personal Handicapping Stations
Located on the first and second floor Clubhouse, the Personal Handicapping Stations offer serious handicappers their privacy with personal desktops and televisions. Cost is $3 per day; tickets may be purchased at the second floor Customer Service Information Booth.

Race Replay Centers
Located on the second floor in the Clubhouse and Grandstand.

First Aid
Located in the basement.

Lost and Found
Located in the Security Office in the basement.

  
 BELMONT BROADCASTING
 

 

Thoroughbred Action, the half-hour race-replay show, or Inside Racing, the weekly half-hour magazine show, are broadcast daily on Fox Sports New York.



Thoroughbred Action replays races and shows results and payoffs for each New York raceday.

Inside Racing includes timely features and races of the week; it is broadcast on nonracedays during the month.

  
  
 ADDRESSES
 

 

Physical Address:
Belmont Park
2150 Hempstead Turnpike
Elmont NY 11003



Mailing Address:
New York Racing Association
PO Box 90
Jamaica NY 11417
 
  
  
 BELMONT STAKES RESERVED SEATS
 

 

Reserved Seat Applications for the 140th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 7th, 2008, will be available as soon as a final agreement to continue our franchise is reached with the legislature.

Anyone who applied for Belmont Stakes seats last year through the lottery system will automatically be sent an application for the 2008 Belmont Stakes. If you did not participate in the Belmont Stakes reserved seat lottery last year, or if you have changed your mailing information, the Reserved Seat Application Form will be available to download from the website, or you can request that an application be mailed to you by e-mailing admpark@nyrainc.com. If you choose the latter, please be sure to give us your complete mailing address, not just your email address.

Thank you in advance for your patience and thank you for your continued interest and support of NYRA’s leg of the Triple Crown, the Belmont Stakes.

For more information, call (718) 641 -4700 x732.

General admission on Belmont Stakes Day is $10; Clubhouse Admission is $20. General parking on Belmont Stakes Day is $10; Preferred Parking is $25.

Additionally, there is always space for thousands of fans in first-come, first-served seating. The Grandstand, Backyard and Trackside Apron area offer plenty of free benches, chairs and picnic tables.

  
  
 HOTELS AND MOTELS
 

 

The Long Island Convention and Visitor Bureau can be an invaluable resource. Call them at:

(631) 951-3900

or

(877) FUNONLI

Or go online to licvb.com.



Garden City Hotel
45 Seventh Street
Garden City, N.Y.

(516) 747-3000
Rates: $250 Single / $255 Double
Amenities: Pool, spa, salon, restaurants, lounge, 24-hour room service and night club.

Floral Park Motel
30 Jericho Turnpike
Floral Park, N.Y.

(516) 775-7777
Rates: $130 Single/$160 Double (Listed rates are for Belmont Stakes Week June 1 to 9.)
Amenities: Continental Breakfast, free newspaper and parking.

Inn at Great Neck
30 Cutter Mill Road
Great Neck, N.Y.

(516) 773-2000
Rates: $179 and up
Amenities: All rooms have minibars, television with VCR, CD players, 24-hour room service and two blocks from Long Island Railroad train to Manhattan.

Marriott Hotel
101 James Doolittle Ave.
Uniondale, N.Y.

(516) 794-3800
Rates: $219 and up.
Amenities: Pool, spa, restaurant and lounge.

Roslyn Claremont Hotel
1221 Old Northern Blvd.
Roslyn, N.Y.

(516) 625-2700
Rates: $205 Single and Double; Suites start at $255
Amenities: European style luxury accommodations, fitness club, restaurant and lounge.

Wingate Inn
821 Stewart Ave.
Garden City, N.Y.

(516) 705-9000
Rates: $152 single and double
Amenities: 24-hour business center, fitness center and whirlpool and complimentary continental breakfast.

  
  
 Track Diagram
 Belmont Park