The Belmont Horsemen's Relations office is the second door on the right in the Racing Building near the paddock. Horsemen's Relations works a Belmont Fall racing schedule of Wednesday through Sunday, 9am to 5pm.
Alysse Jacobs, Horsemen's Relations Associate
Alysse began working in NYRA's Horsemen's Relations department under Carmen Barrera in 2009. She assumed the head position of the department in 2019.
Teal Albertrani, Horsemen's VIP Concierge
Teal was born to a racing family and interned with Horsemen's Relations in Saratoga for several seasons. She returned to NYRA in a full-time position in 2019 and maintains the Horsemen's Lounge activities.
The Belmont Room, located on the second floor of the Clubhouse overlooking the finish line, is Belmont's premier dining room and is open every race day. Complimentary lunches are offered to owners who are entered in a stakes race. All horsemen receive a $20 discount on Thursdays and Fridays (with the exception of Friday, June 10).
Please contact the office to make your reservation.
Owners can sign up to receive a text message or email alert when their horse is entered, with information to easily reach the Horsemen's Relations department. Please contact the department for more information.
The Garden City Hotel, a 5-star hotel located 20 minutes from Belmont Park, offers a rate for NYRA horsemen based on availability. Please contact the office for more details and to book a stay.
The Horsemen's Relations team will reply to outreach by the next racing day.
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