Apr 19, 2022

DJ Pauly D to headline 2022 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival entertainment lineup at Club 154 presented by Mohegan Sun

by Pat McKenna

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that DJ Pauly D, one of the world’s most in-demand DJs and reality television personalities, will headline the entertainment lineup presented by Mohegan Sun for the 2022 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival.

DJ Pauly D, who performs over 150 shows a year including a 40-date residency at Marquee Las Vegas and a long-running residency at Harrah’s Atlantic City, will DJ in Club 154 presented by Mohegan Sun from 4:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m. on Belmont Stakes Day on June 11.

Club 154 presented by Mohegan Sun is a new space set to debut at this year’s Belmont Stakes. Located at the west end of the grandstand, and modeled after a nightclub, it will boast live entertainment, a red carpet, dance floor, cocktail tables, a premium bar and more. No additional ticket is required for entry to Club 154 presented by Mohegan Sun.

“The 2022 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival is shaping up to be a tremendous 3-day event themed around some of the best horse racing action there is,” said Jeff Hamilton, President & General Manager of Mohegan Sun. “Mohegan Sun is honored to be a key supporter of this festival and the incredible entertainment that will be featured. We’re looking forward to what will be a thrilling weekend, especially if another run at the Triple Crown is in store.”

DJ Pauly D, who will also make the official “Riders Up” call for the 154th Belmont Stakes, has been a staple on MTV for over a decade, starring in the network’s immensely popular “Jersey Shore: Family Vacation,” “Double Shot at Love with DJ Pauly D and Vinny” and “Revenge Prank.”

The Belmont Stakes Racing Festival will take place at beautiful Belmont Park from Thursday, June 9 through Saturday, June 11. Now in its eighth year as a multi-day event, the festival features a unique blend of world-class racing and entertainment alongside premium hospitality offerings.

Belmont Stakes Day will also feature a live Performance of “New York, New York” at post time of the Belmont Stakes by Sal “The Voice” Valentinetti.

Valentinetti, Heidi Klum’s unforgettable 2016 Golden Buzzer recipient and finalist of America’s Got Talent (AGT), is an Italian-American crooner known best for his flawless vocals, larger than life personality, and his heart of gold. A native of Bethpage, New York, Valentinetti has racked up over 350 million views worldwide with his captivating AGT audition and has appeared in hundreds of sold out solo performances on stages around the world.

Saturday’s entertainment will also include, “The Black Tie Brass” as well as the “Andre Phillips Steel Drum Band” and the “Mike Fox Trio” performing throughout the track.

Friday’s entertainment is headlined by the New York Bee Gees Band, who will perform a Belmont Stakes Eve Post Race Concert at Club 154 presented by Mohegan Sun from 6:30 - 7:45 p.m.

The New York Bee Gees Band, who deliver songs from every decade of the Bee Gees catalog, includes present or former members of numerous world renowned acts including The Alan Parsons Project, Meatloaf, Queen, Blue Oyster Cult, and Enrique Iglesias.

Tickets to the 2022 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival are on sale now with general admission starting at just $30.

To purchase tickets today, and for additional information on all premium hospitality options, please visit BelmontStakes.com.

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