|Location:||Elmont, United States of America|
The Belmont Park is a thoroughbred horse-racing facility, situated in Elmont in New York, United States. The race course opened on 4th May 1905. The facility is owned by the State of New York and operated by the New York Racing Association. The Belmont Park is also known as ‘The Championship Track’ because almost all the key championships races have been held in this stadium since the early 20th Century. It is believed by many that the racetrack has been named after August Belmont, Sr. It is said that the facility has been named after his son, August Belmont II, a member of the Westchester Racing Association that established the racetrack.