by Pat McKenna, Mark Bardack
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Secretariat’s legendary Triple Crown performance in the 1973 Belmont Stakes, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced a special $50 ticket package to include General Admission for the Belmont Stakes, two Day Chaser cocktails and a custom, limited-edition, Day Chaser koozie featuring the event’s official logo.
The commemorative GA+ ticket offering for Belmont Stakes Day on Saturday, June 10, amounts to a nearly 25 percent savings on the bundled admissions and drink package. General Admission alone for Belmont Stakes Day is $40.
“Together with Day Chaser, we are thrilled to honor the 50th anniversary of one of the sports world’s most legendary and memorable moments with a $50 ticket offer,” said NYRA Vice President, Sales and Hospitality, Kevin Quinn. “Fans can enjoy admission to the Belmont Stakes and two cocktails from Day Chaser, the official Ready to Drink partner of Belmont Park and the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival. The “Chase the Day” GA+ package also includes a keepsake koozie featuring the official Belmont Stakes 50th anniversary logo to commemorate Secretariat’s historic achievement.”
The “Chase the Day” GA+ package comes with the following benefits:
Day Chaser, a ready-to-drink, spirit-based canned cocktail made with real fruit juice and sparkling water, features a variety of tequila soda and vodka soda styles, including Tequila Pineapple and Vodka Cranberry. All Day Chasers contain no artificial ingredients and just 100 calories, are certified gluten-free, and pack only 2 grams of carbs and 1 gram of sugar.
In addition to its partnership with NYRA at both Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course, Day Chaser is an official partner of the Breeders’ Cup World Championships, Hendrick Motorsports, the New York Yankees Radio Network and the New York Red Bulls.
“Day Chaser has deep roots in horse racing with an ownership group comprised of thoroughbred owners and breeders who have a passion for all things equine,” said Jamie Fox, Director of Partnerships, Day Chaser Cocktails. “It is an honor for Day Chaser to be a partner of NYRA and even more special to be selected as the sponsor of the 50th Anniversary ticket promotion. We look forward to witnessing fans at Belmont Park enjoying this historic occasion with a Day Chaser in hand.”
Highlighted by the 155th running of the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets – the final leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown – the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival is a three-day celebration of world class racing and entertainment beginning on Thursday, June 8, and culminating on Saturday, June 10.
To secure your special, commemorative $50 GA+ “Chase the Day” ticket package and for additional information about the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, visit BelmontStakes.com. Available in limited quantities, while supplies last. Must be 21 or over.
The 2023 Belmont Stakes will accommodate up to 50,000 fans.
About the New York Racing Association (NYRA)
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) holds the exclusive franchise to conduct thoroughbred racing at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course. NYRA tracks are the cornerstone of New York State's horse racing economy, which is responsible for 19,000 jobs and more than $3 billion in annual statewide impact.
About Day Chaser Cocktails
Day Chaser is a ready-to-drink spirit-based canned cocktail made with real fruit juice, and sparkling water and features a variety of tequila soda and vodka soda styles. Day Chaser is perfect for those living an active lifestyle full of adventure. All Day Chasers are 100 calories, certified gluten free, with only 2 grams of carbs, 1 gram of sugar and no artificial ingredients. Day Chaser features the perfect balance of real spirit, fruit flavors and carbonation. For additional information please visit www.daychaser.com and follow on social media @DayChaser.
NYRA Press Office