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Friday, May 28, 2010


NYRA TO OFFER $1 MIL GUARANTEED P4 AND P6 ON BELMONT STAKES DAY


ELMONT, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) is offering a $1 Million Guaranteed All Graded Stakes Pick 4 and a $1 Million Guaranteed All Graded Stakes Pick 6 on Belmont Stakes Day, Saturday, June 5, along with a two-day Daily Double on Friday, June 4, linking the Brooklyn Handicap with the Belmont Stakes.

The $1 Million Guaranteed Pick 6 will begin with race 6 at 2:34 p.m. EDT, comprising the Grade 1 Belmont Stakes, the Grade 1 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap, the Grade 1 Betfair TVG Acorn, the Grade 1 Just a Game, the Grade 2 Woody Stephens, presented by Emirates Airline, and the Grade 2 True North Handicap.


The $1 Million Guaranteed Pick 4 will begin with race 8 at 4:00 p.m., including the Belmont Stakes, the Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap, the Betfair TVG Acorn, and one additional graded race.

The final order of the races will be determined next week, and updated information on all six of these races, including distances, conditions, and past winners, can be found on http://www.BelmontStakes.com, the official online home of the Belmont Stakes.

Fans who want to earn rebates on their wagers can sign up for NYRA Rewards, the wagering program that offers cash back just for wagering on the races, whether it’s on NYRA races or simulcast events! Members can earn points through on-track self-service wagering terminals, phone wagering with Telebet, with NYRA Rewards Internet Wagering and on mobile devices such as Blackberrys or iPhones. Enrollment is free and available only to customers 18 years and older. To sign up or for more information, visit nyra.com, call 1-800-THE-NYRA, or stop by a customer service booth on-track.

The 59-day Belmont Park Spring/Summer Meet runs April 30 through July 18, with live racing Wednesday through Sunday. On most days, gates open at 11 a.m. and first post is at 1 p.m. General parking is free, except on Belmont Stakes Day, Saturday, June 5. There is no live racing on Mondays or Tuesdays, with the exception of Memorial Day, Monday, May 31 and Monday, July 5. Belmont Park will be dark on Sunday, June 6. Visit http://www.NYRA.com and http://www.BelmontStakes.com for more information.


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