Belmont Park racetrack

Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner California Chrome, with exercise rider Willie Delgado up, walks on the main track at Belmont Park on June 2, 2014 in Elmont, N.Y. (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Final Preparations Underway At Belmont For California Chrome’s Run At History

Just five days to go — and all eyes are on the racetrack. California Chrome’s fan club is growing. And so is the security detail for the Triple Crown threat at Belmont Park.


The New York Cosmos hope to build a privately financed 25,000-seat stadium in the shadow of Belmont Racetrack. (Photo: Handout)

Cosmos Pushing Hard For 25,000-Seat Stadium Near Belmont Park

The Islanders are moving to Brooklyn, but will Long Island soon gain a professional soccer team? The New York Cosmos have big plans for a soccer stadium on the Queens/Nassau County border.


Proposed Cosmos stadium at Belmont Park (credit: Spectorgroup / Populous / Cameron)

New York Cosmos Planning New Soccer Stadium At Belmont Park Racetrack

The proposal also includes plans for restaurants, retail space, a hotel and a park. It would be built in a corner of the Elmont property that borders New York City.