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May 4, 2022
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​NYRA accepting 2022 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival media credential applications

by Pat McKenna



The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) formally invites members of the media to apply for credentials to cover the 2022 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival and the 154th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes Presented by NYRA Bets on Saturday, June 11.

Applying for press credentials does not guarantee, imply, or conclude that any individual or organization will receive press credentials from NYRA. Additionally, applicants who apply for, and are granted press credentials agree to adhere to all policies set forth by NYRA.

A headshot is required for each applicant, as well as a letter of assignment from the assigning editor or editor-in-chief. Media credentials will be limited in number with preference given to major news organizations and members of the National Turf Writers and Broadcasters Association.

All credential requests should be submitted no later than Tuesday, May 24. Applications received after that date will not be accepted.

To access the 2022 media credential application, visit http://credentials.nyra.com.

Media members who possess a yearly NYRA credential are required to apply for a Belmont Stakes Racing Festival credential.

Approved credentials will be distributed from the Belmont Park press office beginning Saturday, June 4.

The application process for the 2022 Saratoga meet will be announced following the conclusion of the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. Saratoga applications will not be accepted prior to that date.


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