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'Breakfast at Belmont' returns on Saturday, May 12

Tale of Silence on the rail, captures a thrilling blanket finish with three challengers a head apart to win the Grade 3, $200,000 Westchester for 4-year-olds and up on May 5, 2018 at Belmont Park. Credits: NYRA

11 breakfast programs offered during 2018 spring/summer meet

ELMONT, N.Y. - NYRA is pleased to announce that Saturday, May 12, marks the return of the popular "Breakfast at Belmont" program at Belmont Park.  Throughout the Belmont spring/summer meet, which is highlighted by the 150thrunning of the Belmont Stakes on June 9, NYRA will host 11 breakfast programs over five separate weekends.

Hosted by NYRA TV analyst and handicapper Anthony Stabile, "Breakfast at Belmont" provides the opportunity for fans to enjoy trackside breakfast in the Belmont Café while watching horses train on the main track. Beginning at 8 a.m.on select days, "Breakfast at Belmont" will be offered Memorial Day weekend,Saturday, May 26 through Memorial Day, May 28; Father's Day Weekend,Saturday, June 16 and Sunday, June 17; June 30 and July 1; as well as Stars & Stripes Festival Weekend, July 7-8.

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'Breakfast at Belmont' is a great way to see the stars of our sport and enjoy behind the scenes access to some of the most historic places in all of racing," said Stabile. "This program is a wonderful way to introduce racing to young people, and an eye-opening experience for the whole family. I'm thrilled to play a role in growing the sport and introducing so many people to beautiful Belmont Park."

In addition to the breakfast offerings, NYRA provides guests with a guided tram tour of the Belmont barn area as well as educational demonstrations of the paddock and starting gate. The barn area tour and all demonstrations are free of charge and do not require reservations. There is no charge for parking and the program begins at 8:00 a.m.

2018 Breakfast at Belmont

Dates: May 12; May 26-28; June 16-17; June 30; July 1; and July 7-8
Tram Tour, Paddock Demonstration: Free

Parking: Free

Reservations: Not required

Hours: 8-9:30 a.m.

Breakfast Buffet: Adults ($12.95) / Children 5 & Under ($6)

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