Belmont Park is a major thoroughbred horse-racing facility located in Elmont in the Town of Hempstead in Nassau County, New York, on Long Island adjoining New York City. It first opened on May 4, 1905. It is typically open for racing throughout May, June and into late July, and again from late September through late October.
It is world famous as the home of the Belmont Stakes, known as the "Test of the Champion", the third leg of the Triple Crown.
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... At five, he won the Mugatea Stakes at Belmont Park and at six, he placed in the Tom Fool Handicap, then took the Richmond Runner Stakes for New York–breds by 11 and a quarter lengths ... in the Breeders' Cup Sprint at Monmouth Park, Commentator finished seventh on a very “sloppy track.” In January 2008, he won a Gulfstream Park allowance race ... On May 26, 2008, he ran second in the Metropolitan Handicap at Belmont Park ...
... Thoroughbred horse race run annually at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York ... Beginning in 1978, the race was started on Belmont Park's clubhouse turn and run at a mile and a quarter ... Suburban was held at Empire City Race Track afterward, it was moved to Belmont Park and there it has remained except for the races of 1961 to 1974 and 1976 ...
... Finish Race Distance Track Beyer 2005 6th Breeders' Cup Mile One Mile (Turf) Belmont Park 105 5th Kelso Breeders' Cup Handicap One Mile (Turf) Belmont Park ... Prospector Handicap Six Furlongs Gulfstream Park 2004. 6th Ohio Derby One and One-Eighth Miles Thistledown 75 4th Kentucky Derby One and One-Fourth Miles Churchill Downs 95 3rd Blue ...
... the Burswood Island region, and the southernmost part which was part of Victoria Park until the 1990s ... A statue of Henry Camfield is located in Burswood Park surrounding the entertainment complex today ... In 1902 it became the Belmont Park Racecourse, and in 1906 the Goodwood railway station, which later became Belmont Park railway station opened ...
Famous quotes containing the words park and/or belmont:
“Therefore awake! make haste, I say,
And let us, without staying,
All in our gowns of green so gay
Into the Park a-maying!”
—Unknown. Sister, Awake! (L. 912)
“Never be afraid to meet to the hilt the demand of either work or friendshiptwo of lifes major assets.”
—Eleanor Robson Belmont (18781979)