Belmont Park
Belmont Park Racetrack

Name of Track:
Belmont Park Racetrack

2150 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont, NY, United States

Date Opened:
May 4, 1905

Course Type:

Main Track:
1 1/2 miles

Last Turn to Finish Line:

1,097 feet

Turf course:
Widener: 1 5/16 miles
Inner: 1 3/16 miles


Horse Racing at Belmont Park

Belmont Park is a major Thoroughbred horse-racing facility and is home of the Belmont Stakes, just one of the three stops on the road to the Breeder's Cup. The 430-acre racing, training and barn complex racetrack is located in Elmont, New York and has a seating capacity of 32,941.

Racing at Belmont Park is conducted in two annual installments: The "spring-summer meeting," which usually begins on the second Wednesday in May and lasts through the fourth Sunday in July, followed by a "fall meeting" commencing on the Friday after Labor Day and ending the fourth Sunday in October.

Belmont Park Racetrack Racing Information:

Live Racing:  

Live Racing Calendar:  Spring/Summer Meet > Between April and July. Features the Belmont Stakes on June
Belmont Fall Championship > between September and November

Notable Races at Belmont Park:

GI Events:
Belmont Stakes
Jockey Club Gold Cup
Manhattan Handicap
Metropolitan Handicap
Champagne Stakes
Suburban Handicap
Vosburgh Stakes
Beldame Stakes
Acorn Stakes
Mother Goose Stakes
Coaching Club American Oaks
Man O' War Stakes
Joe Hirsch Turf Classic Invitational
Frizette Stakes


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