Final preparations under way for Belmont Stakes

A record crowd is expected on Long Island for the Belmont Stakes. Triple Crown contender "I'll Have Another" went for a gallop around Belmont Park

BELMONT - A record crowd is expected on Long Island for the Belmont Stakes. Triple Crown contender "I'll Have Another" went for a gallop around Belmont Park this morning. The decision was made by trainer Doug O'Neill to avoid the congestion around the detention barn housing all the Belmont Stakes horses.

More than 100,000 people are expected at Belmont Park for the big race tomorrow.

The LIRR is ramping up its service and adding extra trains to Belmont Park.

Belmont Stakes a boon for nearby businessesTentative deal reached to keep 80 racetrack workers at Belmont

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