Belmont Park Data, Daily Racing Form, 1948-06-12

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Belmont Park Data BELMONT PARK Elmont L L N Y June 11 11When When the ornamental iron gates of Bel ¬ mont Park were first thrown open to the public on May 4 1905 visitors were pro ¬ vided with the following data that they might fully appreciate the magnitude of the new race course courseCost Cost of construction between 1750 000 and 2000000 2000000Amount Amount of ground 600 acres acresCircumference Circumference of Main Course 1 12 miles milesCircumference Circumference of Turf Course 1 38 miles milesCircumference Circumference of Steeplechase Course 1 14 miles milesCircumference Circumference of Training Course 1 mile mileLength Length of Homestretch Main Course 38 mile mileLength Length of Chute Straight 78 mile mileAverage Average Width of Courses Over 110 feet feetSize Size of Grandstand 650 feet feetSeating Seating Capacity Over 11000 11000Promenade Promenade on Grandstand 650x8 to 10 feet feetSize Size of Clubhouse 111x91 feet feetSize Size of Field Stand 250x95 feet feetSeating Seating Capacity 4000 4000Size Size of Paddock 295x83 feet feetNumber Number of stalls 36 36Size Size of Rotunda Wagering Ring 249x 27 feet feetSize Size of Administration of Jockey Build ¬ ing 80x50 feet feetNumber Number of Stables 40 40Stables Stables Accommodate Between 800 and 1000 horses

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