Belmont Park

Barbara D. Livingston
NYRA is exploring the possibility of night racing at Belmont Park.
The New York Racing Association would like to conduct night racing at Belmont Park, believing it could be an avenue to stimulate business and create new racing fans.Full Story >>
July 16, 2017
It isn’t usually deemed an upset when trainer Todd Pletcher wins a stakes race for 2-year-olds, but Pure Silver pulled a mild surprise in Sunday’s $100,000 Lynbrook Stakes.
July 15, 2017
Jockey James Graham can tell the story of the $100,000 Indiana General Assembly Stakes, which he won aboard 13-1 shot Beauly, in one sentence. “I broke, took back, dropped the reins, got her settled, and came on home,” Graham said after the race at ...
Already proven to be a high-class turf sprinter, Disco Partner demonstrated on Saturday at Belmont Park that he can be equally as effective – if not quite as fast – going a mile.
What a Catch proved uncatchable in Saturday’s $100,000 Rockville Centre Stakes, taking the lead soon after the start under John Velazquez and holding the pace-prompting Morning Breez at bay throughout to win the race for New York-bred juveniles by a ...
July 14, 2017
Eternal Vow finished eighth in Friday's second race at Belmont Park, and now trainer Mike Hushion has one last race to run before he retires.
The deepest barn on the East Coast – if not the country – just got a little deeper. Trainer Chad Brown now has Grade 1 winner Carina Mia and the Grade 2 stakes-placed 3-year-old filly Jamyson ‘n Ginger in his barn.
July 13, 2017
I Still Miss You, undefeated winner of the Astoria Stakes on June 8, will drop back in with New York-breds when she heads a field of five entered Thursday to run in Sunday's $125,000 Lynbrook Stakes, the closing-day feature at Belmont Park.
July 12, 2017
With 16 wins over the last seven racing days , including a five-win day on Saturday, Jose Ortiz has erased a nine-win deficit and for the first time this meet has moved atop the rider standings by one, 59-58, over his brother Irad.
War Story, winner of the Grade 2 Brooklyn Invitational on June 10 in his most recent start, will make his next start in the Grade 1, $1.2 million Whitney Stakes at Saratoga on Aug. 5.
Disco Partner, who set a North America turf record when he ran six furlongs in 1:05.67 winning the Grade 3 Jaipur at Belmont Park on Belmont Stakes Day, will attempt to stretch out to a mile in Saturday's $150,000 Forbidden Apple Stakes at Belmont.