Gulfstream plans events for Belmont Stakes Saturday

 Gulfstream Park will play host to a Belmont Stakes Watch Party Saturday when California Chrome attempts to become the first horse in 36 years to win the Triple Crown.

            Gulfstream will hold giveaways, food and drink specials, and a chance to win one of three $300 betting vouchers on the 146th Belmont Stakes. First race post time at Belmont Park is 11:35 a.m. Gulfstream will open Silks at 10:30 a.m. Gulfstream's first race post is 1:25 p.m. There will be advance wagering on the Belmont Stakes program Friday at Gulfstream.

          Gulfstream's press release notes thatCalifornia Chrome, who won the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, is attempting to become only the 12th horse to win racing's Triple Crown and the first since Affirmed in 1978. The 1 1/2-mile Belmont Stakes will be shown throughout Gulfstream as well as its Daktronics LED boards in the walking ring.

            Ten Palms Restaurant, will offer a buffet on Belmont Day for $49.99 (excluding tax and gratuity). Those making advance reservations will receive a free $2 win ticket on California Chrome. For reservations call 954-455-6760.


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            Gulfstream will also offer a California Dreamin' cocktail made with Woodford Reserve for $7.

            GP Advantage members can enter a drawing to win one of three $300 betting vouchers on the Belmont Stakes. Guests can sign up for a Gulfstream Advantage card anytime Friday or Saturday.

            There will be 146 random programs sold with 'You're a Winner' stickers inside. Those  recipients will get their choice of official Belmont Stakes merchandise.

            For seat reservations in Silks and the grandstand go to GulfstreamPark.com or call 954-457-6201.