Post Times Announced for Belmont Park Spring/Summer Meet

April 14, 2023


NYRA Press Office

ELMONT, N.Y.— The 40-day Belmont Park spring/summer meet will open on Thursday, May 4 and continue through Sunday, July 9, featuring 54 stakes races worth $15.57 million in total purses.

Live racing will generally be conducted Thursday-Sunday throughout the spring/summer meet with a post time of 1 p.m. Eastern. Twilight racing cards will be offered each Thursday beginning May 11 through June 22 with a post time of 3:05 p.m. Post time on Kentucky Derby day, May 6, will be 12:20 p.m., while the May 20 Preakness Day card will kick off at 12 p.m.

The 40-day Belmont spring/summer meet is highlighted by the 155th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets on Saturday, June 10. Live coverage of the Belmont Stakes will be televised on FOX. The prestigious meet will include 12 Grade 1 races, with nine of those contests scheduled during the three-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival from Thursday, June 8 through Saturday, June 10.

For additional information on the 2023 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival and details on hospitality offerings, ticket packages and pricing, visit

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