Learn About the 2024 Belmont Stakes at Saratoga Race Course
The 2024 Belmont Stakes is one of the oldest stakes races in North America, as well as the oldest of the Triple Crown events. Find out what to expect when the 2024 Belmont Stakes and Belmont Stakes Racing Festival are held in Saratoga Springs, NY, this June.
Experience the 2024 Belmont Stakes at Saratoga Race Course
Due to ongoing construction at the new and re-imagined Belmont Park, the 2024 Belmont Stakes will make its way to Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, June 8. The entire four-day Belmont Stakes Racing Festival will take place from Thursday, June 6 through Sunday, June 9.
There will be no changes to Saratoga's traditional 40-day summer meet, which is scheduled for Thursday, July 11 through Monday, September 2, 2024.
The 156th edition of the Belmont Stakes presented by NYRA Bets will feature a $2,000,000 purse, an increase from last year's $1,500,000. It will also be contested at 1 1/4 miles instead of 1 1/2 miles.
This is the third leg of the Triple Crown, which has been providing racing fans with memorable moments since its inception in 1867.
General Info for the 2024 Belmont Stakes & Belmont Stakes Racing Festival
- Post Times TBA
- Gate Times TBA
Belmont Stakes Day:
- Admission Gates: Open at 9:30am
- Parking Gates: Open at 8:30am
The New York Racing Association, Inc. has announced that on-track policies will reflect many protocols ordinarily in place at Belmont Park. These include:
- Alcoholic beverages will not be permitted to be carried into Saratoga Race Course
- Coolers are permitted but must be no larger than 12" x 18" - One per guest
- Folding chairs (one per guest), outside food, and soft drinks are permitted