2012 Belmont Stakes Tickets Now Available

Story by: Ashley Herriman

Source: NYRA.com


Tickets for the 2012 Belmont Stakes are now available for purchase via NYRA’s reserved seating department and online via Ticketmaster.

The 144th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes will take place on Saturday, June 9 with a live broadcast of the 1 ½-mile “Test of the Champion” scheduled from 5-7 p.m. Eastern on NBC. Pre- and post-race shows will air on the NBC Sports Network from 3-5 p.m. and 7-7:30 p.m. Eastern.

Four additional graded stakes races highlight the Belmont Stakes Day undercard: The Grade 1, $500,000 Woodford Reserve Manhattan Handicap at 1 ¼ miles on the turf; the Grade 1, $500,000 Just a Game at one mile on the turf for fillies and mares; the Grade 2, $400,000 True North Handicap at six furlongs; and the Grade 2, $400,000 Woody Stephens at seven furlongs for 3-year-olds.

To purchase 2012 Belmont Stakes tickets online, please visit: http://www.ticketmaster.com/Belmont-Park-tickets-Elmont/venue/646

NYRA is also accepting applications by mail for reserved seating, which will be processed on a first-received, first-sold basis. For additional information and a reserved seats application, please visit http://nyra.com/Belmont/GeneralInformation/Tickets/Tickets.shtml

Belmont Stakes Day admission and ticket prices are unchanged from 2011; general admission on Belmont Stakes will be $20 Clubhouse and $10 Grandstand. Admission is included in the price of all reserved seats.

NYRA Reserved Seats may also be reached by phone at 718-641-4700 ext 3732 (through April 22 at Aqueduct) or 4732 (beginning April 27 at Belmont Park) or 1-800-814-7846.