Belmont Stakes

08 June 2019

Overview


The Belmont Stakes is an American Grade I stakes Thoroughbred horse race held on the first or second Saturday in June at Belmont Park in Elmont, New York.

It is run over 1 and a half miles and is open to three-year-old Thoroughbreds. The race is the third and final leg of the Triple Crown and is held five weeks after the Kentucky Derby and three weeks after the Preakness Stakes.

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Saturday 8th June 2019

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Long Island Marriott Package

Thu 06 Jun 2019 - Sun 09 Jun 2019

  • Choose between: Silver Clubhouse Hospitality / Gold Clubhouse Hospitality
  • Long Island Marriott

    Three Nights Bed & Breakfast in a Double Room

  • Includes:
    - Return flights
    - Racecourse transfers
    - Clubhouse Tickets to both Friday & Saturday's racing
    - Hospitality in The Diamond Room on Saturday

£1,999.00
per person
(based on 2 people sharing)

Package information


Enjoy the best possible experience of Belmont Stakes with hospitality in the luxurious Diamond Room at The North Shore Terrace combined with accommodation in New York.

Package Includes


  • Return flights from London Heathrow
  • Three nights' accommodation at the Long Island Marriott
  • Return racecourse transfers (Friday & Saturday)
  • Clubhouse Tickets to racing on both Friday & Saturday
  • The Diamond Room Hospitality on Saturday for The Belmont Stakes

Itinerary


Thursday 6th June 2019
- Depart London Heathrow on Thursday morning on a direct flight to New York to land on Thursday afternoon.
- Upon arrival the hotel is around a 20 minute taxi from the airport.

Friday 7th June 2019
- You will be transferred to Belmont Park for the first day of racing.
- Enjoy Clubhouse Tickets which give you a bird's-eye view of the finishing line.
- Upon conclusion of the racing you will be transferred back to the hotel.

Saturday 8th June 2019
- You will be transferred to Belmont Park for the second day of racing and The Belmont Stakes.
- Enjoy Hospitality in The Diamond Room at the North Shore Terrace throughout the day.
- Upon conclusion of the racing you will be transferred back to the hotel.

Sunday 9th June 2019
- Make your way back to the airport to catch your direct flight back to London Heathrow.
- We offer an option to fly either Sunday morning (arriving Sunday evening) or Sunday evening, overnight (to land Monday morning).

The Diamond Room Hospitality


You will receive exclusive access to the luxurious Diamond Room at The North Shore Terrace. This VIP, climate-controlled venue offers unparalleled views of Belmont Park for the historic running of the Belmont Stakes. Complete with a premium open bar and a gourmet food buffet, you will not be disappointed. Big-screen televisions located throughout The Diamond Room, provide full race day coverage, ensuring you will not miss a minute of excitement. Guests will also be granted access to convenient betting windows and private restrooms to avoid long lines or any inconveniences.

Includes:
- Premium Open Bar
- Gourmet Food Buffets
- Betting Windows
- Simulcast TV Coverage
- Private Toilets

With this package we offer two Clubhouse Seat options as follows:

Silver Clubhouse
Sections 3A-3EU
Don't miss any of the action with open-air, fourth-floor seating overlooking the entire track! This breathtaking vantage point is perfect to behold the third jewel of the Triple Crown.

Gold Clubhouse
Sections 3J-3N Witness the exhilarating finish of the Belmont Stakes from this third-floor seating area, which offers you a bird’s-eye view of the finish line as well as the entire track.
£150 supplement per person

Hotel information


The Long Island Marriott welcomes guests to Garden City with modern style and exceptional convenience. The hotel’s well-appointed rooms and suites provide a home away from home feeling while on the road. Guest rooms feature high-speed Internet access, pillowtop bedding, sleek marble bathrooms, and Guests can order room service, flat-screen TVs. Guests can stay healthy and focused during their Long Island visit, thanks to the hotel's heated indoor pool, whirlpool and fully equipped gym. Guests won't soon forget a hotel visit with the Long Island Marriott!

Extend your stay
If you would like to extend your time in New York to take in some of the City additional nights accommodation are available for £150 per person.

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Dress Codes

What to wear

Elegant attire has long been a tradition at Belmont Park. Ladies & Gentlemen who honor this tradition are always appreciated. People 12 years and over must abide by the dress code.

Paddock & Winner’s Circle
No shorts or abbreviated wear permitted. Gentlemen – collared shirts required.

Box Seats
Guests are kindly asked to follow the dress code in the box area:

Gentlemen: Collared shirts are required. Jackets are not required but strongly encouraged.
Ladies: Suits, dresses, pant suits.
No shorts or abbreviated wear permitted at any time.

Grandstand
Shirts and shoes required.

Clubhouse (General)
Proper attire at management’s discretion.
No short shorts, cut-offs or abbreviated wear permitted.
Gentlemen – No tank tops.

Belmont Room (Trustees’ Room)
Gentlemen: Suits or sports jacket & tie required.
Ladies: Dress, slacks or pant suits. No jeans or shorts permitted.

Garden Terrace
Neat Casual Attire
Gentlemen: Collared shirts required.
Suits or sports jacket optional.
No short or abbreviated wear permitted.

Travel Information

How to find us

Directions

By Car

From Manhattan:
Queens Midtown Tunnel to Long Island Expressway, East to Cross Island Parkway, South to Exit 26-D.

From Brooklyn:
Belt Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-D, or Brooklyn-Queens Expressway to Long Island Expressway, East to Cross Island Parkway, South to Exit 26-D.

From Queens:
Grand Central Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, South to Exit 26-D or Belt Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-D.

From Staten Island:
Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-D.

From Long Island:
Northern State Parkway or Long Island Expressway, West to Cross Island Parkway, South to exit 26-D or Southern State Parkway, West to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-D.

From New Jersey:
(North): George Washington Bridge to Cross Bronx Expressway, to Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Island Parkway, South to Exit 26-D. (South): Any Interstate bridge to Staten Island Expressway to Verrazano Bridge to Belt Parkway, East to Cross Island Parkway, North to Exit 26-D.

From Connecticut and Westchester:
Any route to Throgs Neck Bridge to Cross Island Parkway, South to Exit 26-D.

Local Bus Services

N6 (MTA Long Island Bus):
Operates along Hempstead Turnpike, West Hempstead, Franklin Square, Elmont, Hollis and Jamaica. From Jamaica, the bus starts at Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Avenue) and runs along Hillside Avenue to Francis Lewis Blvd. to Hempstead Ave. Stops in front of Belmont Park. Connections: Transfer from the F Train at either 169th Street or 179th Street stations.

Q110 (MTA Bus):
Service provided every 20 minutes to and from Belmont during racing days. Buses are available at Parsons Blvd. and Hillside Avenue and from Parsons Blvd. & Archer Ave., and various locations eastbound on Jamaica Avenue and Hempstead Avenue in Queens. The bus picks up and discharges inside Belmont at the west end of the track. Connections: Transfer from F Train at Parsons & Hillside; Transfer from E Train at Parsons & Archer.

Q2 (MTA Bus):
Originates at the Jamaica Bus Terminal (165th Street & 89th Ave.) and runs along Hillside Ave. to 187th Place to Hollis Ave. and ends at Hempstead Ave. and 225th Street adjacent to Belmont Park.The bus picks up and discharges inside Belmont at the west end of the track. Connections: Transfer from F Train at 169th Street or 179th Street stations.

MTA (Alternate Bus Service at Queens Village):
Take the LIRR from Penn Station or Jamaica to the Queens Village Station. Then board the Q27 bus under the trestle on Springfield Blvd and transfer to the Q2 bus at the intersection of Springfield Blvd. and Hempstead Ave. The bus picks up and discharges inside Belmont at the west end of the track.

By Subway

Take the F train to 169th street or 179th street then take the N6 or the Q2 bus to Belmont or take the E train to Jamaica Center (Parsons Blvd.) and then take the Q110 bus to Belmont.

Parking

General Parking is now FREE.

Handicapped parking is available near the Clubhouse and Grandstand. Parking is on a first-come first-serve basis after the official opening of the parking gates.

Appropriate parking fees apply. Handicapped permit or registration required.

Courtesy Shuttle Bus service is available from all general parking areas. Parking fees will be at the discretion of management throughout the racing season.

Valet Parking
Valet parking will only be available on select race days.

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