Despite Possible Triple Crown, Belmont Crowd Will Be Smaller
After a big crowd caused headaches for those leaving the Belmont Stakes last year, officials are capping this year's attendance at 90,000.By Matt Moreno | June 1, 2015
"American Pharoah, a true American phenom!"
A record-breaking crowd came out last month to watch American Pharoah win the second big race of the Triple Crown at the Preakness Stakes, but things won't be the same at Belmont this weekend. (Video via Maryland Racing / Preakness Stakes)
New York racing officials are capping Saturday's crowd at 90,000 after the third-largest crowd of 102,000 people showed up at Belmont Park last year.