On Saturday June 8, 2019 the 151st running of the Belmont Stakes will be taking place at Belmont Racetrack located on Hempstead Turnpike in Elmont
Gates open at 8:30 am and races will be taking place from approximately 11:30 am to 7:00 pm.
Motorists can expect delays on Hempstead Turnpike and surrounding secondary roads throughout the day.
Plainfield Ave will be closed from Hempstead Turnpike to Vanderwater Avenue beginning at 8am to approximately 9pm.
If you are planning to attend this event, be advised that there will be no backpacks, no coolers, no luggage and no duffel bags allowed. Any food items must be in see-through plastic containers or see through bags.
The Long Island Railroad will be adding extra trains and it is suggested that attendees use mass transit to avoid traffic and parking issues.