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BelmontStakes.com has been freshened
up by The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) for the 2012 Triple Crown
chase, including more social media integration than ever before.
The website, named a finalist in the Best Website category at the 2009
American Gaming Association’s Communications Awards, was overhauled this
year and the homepage now includes NYRA
Facebook and Twitter home
page modules that are updated in real time with the latest Belmont Stakes buzz.
Additionally, NYRA has launched a GroupMe
featured group for the Belmont Stakes, allowing fans to stay connected
through mobile devices and the web leading up to the final leg of the Triple
Crown, to be run June 9 at Belmont
BelmontStakes.com also features blogs from the following four racing
Genaro – Writer and contributor for various
publications including Forbes, The Saratogian, the New York Daily News, is
the New York correspondent for the
Thoroughbred Times, maintains the popular Brooklyn Backstretch blog,
and is a contributing editor to Hello
Kellner – NYRA senior media specialist,
award-winning journalist who has written about racing for more than 20
- Ernie Munick – Writer,
vlogger, and musician, can be seen twice a week on the NYRA
- Andy Serling – NYRA
television analyst, can be followed on Twitter at Twitter.com/andyserling.
Designed by Americaneagle.com
and maintained by NYRA, BelmontStakes.com
offers visitors a plethora of great Belmont Stakes content, including videos, photo
galleries, news, race day information, a section dedicated to the race’s
history, and special content from the Daily Racing Form. The website will also
allow fans to sign up for the Belmont Stakes Prize Package, offering the chance
to win tickets, hotel, and airfare to the Belmont Stakes.