Tentative deal reached to keep 80 racetrack workers at Belmont

BELMONT - A tentative deal has been reached to keep 80 racetrack workers on the job.

The workers had threatened to strike over a two-year labor dispute.

About 100,000 people are expected to pack Belmont on Saturday to watch "I'll Have Another."

If the horse wins the Belmont Stakes, he will be the first horse in 34 years to win the Triple Crown.

The LIRR is ramping up its service and adding extra trains to Belmont Park on Saturday. Union: Tentative deal averts strike before Belmont

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