Thursday, 18 April 2024 16:42

Belmont Purse Schedule Announced

SARATOGA SPRINGS — This week, the New York Racing Association (NYRA) announced the purse schedule for the upcoming Belmont Stakes Racing Festival at Saratoga Racecourse, which will take place from Thursday, June 6 until Sunday, June 9.

“The 2024 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival will offer purse levels commensurate with the stature and importance of this historic event,” said Andrew Offerman, NYRA Senior Vice President of Racing and Operations, in a statement.

• Open maiden special weights will feature a purse increase of $10,000 to $100,000

• New York-bred maiden special weights will enjoy a $10,000 increase to offer a purse of $85,000

• The open non-winners of two categories will be increased by $13,000 to offer a purse of $115,000

• The non-winners of one category will be upped by $10,000 for a purse of $110,000 

• The New York-bred non-winners of one category will be boosted by $10,000 to $90,000

For the complete purse schedule, visit https://www.nyra.com/saratoga/horsemen/.

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