NYRA races, Delaware Handicap featured in Cross Country Pick 4

The New York Racing Association announced Thursday that Belmont Park Live will provide coverage and analysis of the Grade 2, $750,000 Delaware Handicap and the Grade 3, $200,000 Kent Stakes, both on Saturday from Delaware Park. 
In addition, Saturday will welcome the return of the Cross Country Pick 4. The multi-race wager, hosted by NYRA and featuring a 50-cent minimum, will begin with the Grade 3 Kent, carded as Race 8 from Delaware Park with a scheduled post time of 4:56 ET, followed by Race 8 from Belmont Park. The third leg is the Grade 2 Delaware Handicap, Race 9 from Delaware Park, followed by the Forbidden Apple, off as Race 9 at Belmont Park. 
In the Grade 2 Delaware Handicap, scheduled as Race 9 with a 5:35 p.m. post time, 4-year-old multiple graded stakes winner Elate is scheduled to make her first start since finishing fourth in the Grade 1 Breeders' Cup Distaff last November. 
Hosted by Greg Wolf with racing analysis from Maggie Wolfendale and Paul Lo Duca, Belmont Park Live will air Saturday from 4-6 p.m. ET on MSG+ in the New York metropolitan market and on regional sports networks across the country, including: FOX Sports Prime Ticket, FOX Sports San Diego, and the Altitude Sports Network. 
Gabby Gaudet will provide on-site updates from Delaware Park throughout the telecast. 
With Belmont Park's spring/summer meet concluding Sunday, July 15, world-class racing action will move north to historic Saratoga Race Course. The 2018 meet at historic Saratoga Race Course, which includes 69 stakes worth $18.8 million in purses, will run from Friday, July 20, through Labor Day, September 3. After opening weekend, racing will be conducted six days a week, Wednesdays through Mondays.


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