Belmont Park Live Airs Saturday And Sunday On MSG+, FOX Sports Regional Networks

by | 09.29.2017 | 5:41pm
Highlighted by Saturday's coverage and analysis of three Grade 1 races – the $500,000 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, the $400,000 Beldame and the $350,000 Vosburgh – Belmont Park Live returns this weekend with shows on Saturday and Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. ET on MSG+ and FOX Sports Regional Networks.
 
In the 41st running of the Joe Hirsch Turf Classic, with an approximate post time of 5:45 p.m., Amerman Racing's Oscar Performance will seek his fourth consecutive win against graded stakes company, taking on an accomplished field of mostly older competitors including multiple Grade 1 winner Beach Patrol. The winner of the Joe Hirsch will earn automatic entry to the Grade 1, $4 million Longines Breeders' Cup Turf on November 4 at Del Mar.
 
The 77th running of the Beldame is the third of four graded stakes with an approximate post time of 5:11 p.m. Claiborne Farm and Adele Dilschneider's Elate looks to build off her impressive 5 ¼-length win in the Grade 1 Alabama at Saratoga Race Course and leads a slate of consistent runners in the 1 1/8-mile contest.   
 
Albert and Michelle Crawford's El Deal will look to back up his impressive eight-length victory in the Grade 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt as he heads a field of seven in the 78th running of the Grade 1, $350,000 Vosburgh with an approximate post time of 4:04 p.m. The winner of the Vosburgh will earn automatic entry to the Grade 1, $1.5 million TwinSpires Breeders' Cup Sprint.
 
Sunday's Belmont Park Live program will be highlighted by coverage and analysis of the 38th running of the Grade 3, $200,000 Miss Grillo, featuring a deep field of talented 2-year-old fillies headlined by Orbolution.
 
Belmont Park Live, presented by Claiborne Farm and stallion Runhappy, is hosted by Greg Wolf with racing analysis from Andy Serling, Maggie Wolfendale, Gabby Gaudet and Paul Lo Duca.
 
SATURDAY, September 30
  • Belmont Park Live airs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Broadcast partners: MSG+, FOX Sports Prime Ticket, FOX Sports San Diego
  • Featured races: G1 $350,000 Vosburgh (4:04); G3 $200,000 Pilgrim (4:37); G1 $400,000 Beldame (5:11); G1 Joe Hirsch Turf Classic (5:45)
SUNDAY, October 1
  • Belmont Park Live airs from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
  • Broadcast partners:  MSG+, FOX Sports Prime Ticket, FOX Sports San Diego
  • Featured races: G3 Miss Grillo (5:13)
 
NYRA Bets is the best way to play Belmont Park's 36-day Fall Championship Meet, featuring 42 stakes worth more than $10.1 million in purse money and including six Breeders' Cup “Win and You're In” qualifiers. The Belmont Fall meet continues through Sunday, October 29.
 
Horseplayers can play the NYRA Bets Late Pick 5 on Saturdays and Sundays from Belmont Park through Super Saturday on October 7. The popular multi-race wager, available to NYRA Bets members across the country and to bettors in New York wagering on track or through a simulcast facility, features a low 15 percent takeout rate and 50-cent minimum bet. The NYRA Bets Late Pick 5 includes a 100% carryover provision of the net pool into the next available NYRA Bets Late Pick 5 if there are no winning tickets. There will be a mandatory payout of the pool on Saturday, October 7.
 
To view the full schedule for Belmont Park Live, please visit: https://www.nyra.com/belmont/racing/tv-schedule
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