Belmont Stakes Tickets News
6-4-15: The post positions have been announced for the 2015 Belmont Stakes.
Tale of Verve (15-1)
American Pharoah (3-5)
Keen Ice (20-1)
6-6-14: With less than 24 hours to go until the 2014 Belmont Stakes, the average price of Belmont Stakes tickets on the secondary market has reached it lowest point since March. At $190 average, the cheapest available General Admission ticket is $11. Quantity available is also at it's lowest point since March, with just over 3,000 tickets still listed.
6-3-14: In an article from Newsday with data from TicketIQ.com, it's been noted that overall, Belmont Stakes tickets on the secondary market are down 18% after the Preakness Stakes. The current cheapest ticket available on the secondary market is $8. Last year's race had tickets available for as low as $3.
5-28-14: With just over a week until the 2014 Belmont Stakes, secondary market tickets have trended up 4% in the past 7 days. The current average ticket price is $397, down from $416 yesterday. Despite the overall price fluctuation, tickets are at their cheapest since California Chrome was confirmed eligible to race.
5-20-14: After a little uncertainty, California Chrome has approved to wear his nasal strip in the Belmont Stakes. After winning the Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes, the horse looks to complete the triple crown in NY. Belmont Stakes tickets currently start at $32 on the secondary market.
5-15-14: The Belmont Stakes begin June 7 at the Belmont Raceway in Elmont, NY. Average ticket price on the secondary market is $325 with tickets starting as low as $19. The Belmont Stakes is the third and final leg of the Triple Crown horse racing series. This year marks the 146th race in Elmont.
5-12-14: 2014 Belmont Stakes tickets are currently trending upward 4% in the past week. The increased average could be attributed to the increasingly likelihood that California Chrome can complete the triple crown. While the average price is currently $244, the average price of this weekend's Preakness Stakes is $192.
3-11-14: Ticket prices for the 2014 Belmont Stakes have seen just a 2% decrease in average asking price on the resale market. The average Belmont Stakes ticket is currently $201. Quantity available has seen a slight increase since March 5th, with 76 additional tickets now being listed. The cheapest ticket available has stayed the same all week, at $24.
3-5-14: Prices for the 2014 Belmont Stakes tickets have remained consistent since hitting the secondary market. The highest average asking price occurred on January 4th at $232, while the lowest point was January 16th at $197. Since February 8th, the average asking price has stayed within a $10 window of $200 to $210. As of March 5th, that price is $203.67. Quantity hasn't moved much with only about an additional 100 tickets added in the month of February. The current cheapest ticket available is a General Admission deal at $24. Last year's race averaged just $88 on the secondary market with cheapest ticket at $3.
2-25-14: Unlike the Kentucky Derby, which is always a hot & expensive ticket, Belmont Stakes tickets have experienced strong variation on the secondary market each of the past 3 years.
Overall, the average for the early June race has been $180. The most expensive race came in 2012. That year, tickets averaged $320 on the re-sale market. Things looked very different in 2013, with the average ticket price just $88 (a 72.5% decrease from the previous year). In 2013, the cheapest ticket in the door was just $3.
This upcoming year seems to fall in the middle of the market. Currently the average ticket price is $208, over double last year but still over $100 shy of 2012. If last year is any indication, it may be best to wait to purchase your tickets. Ticket prices for the 2012 race dropped 22% during the week of the event.