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NYRA Increasing Digital Capacity, Parking For Belmont Stakes After Last Year's Issues

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 04 / 24 / 15

NYRA President & CEO Chris Kay said that Belmont Park this year is "quadrupling its digital capacity, adding food options and expanding the LIRR loading area to allow for more cars" for this June's Belmont Stakes, according to Rick Karlin of the Albany TIMES UNION. NYRA officials on Wednesd...

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