Friday, April 20 2012
RACING RETURNS TO BELMONT PARK ON APRIL 27; 144th RUNNING OF BELMONT STAKES HIGHLIGHTS 56-DAY MEET
ELMONT, N.Y. – With premier thoroughbred racing, live bands, Family Fun Sundays, a trio of Party at the Park Fridays and much more, Belmont Park offers excitement and entertainment for everyone when the historic track opens for racing on Friday, April 27.
The 144th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 9, is the glittering centerpiece of Belmont Park’s 56-day spring/summer meet, which runs through July 15. The oldest and longest leg of racing’s elusive Triple Crown, the 1 ½-mile Belmont will be supported by four additional graded stakes and The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) is offering a $1 Million Guaranteed All Graded Stakes Pick 4 and a $1 Million Guaranteed Pick 6 on Belmont Day.
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