Ozone Park, N.Y. - The New York Racing Association today announced that multi-platinum hip-hop artist Flo Rida will headline the entertainment lineup for the 2019 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival.
Flo Rida, who has sold over 100 million singles worldwide, will perform a short set just prior to the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 8. Immediately following the conclusion of the day's live racing program, Flo Rida will then perform a special, post-race concert near the “Top of the Stretch” at Belmont Park.
Now in its fifth year as a 3-day event, the Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, to take place at beautiful Belmont Park from Thursday, June 6 through Saturday, June 8, has quickly become the must-see event to kick off the summer season in New York featuring a unique blend of world-class racing and entertainment alongside premium hospitality offerings.
Since his debut in 2007, the Miami-based Flo Rida has released a string of multi-platinum certified singles including the worldwide No. 1 favorite, "Right Round (Feat. Ke$ha)," "In The Ayer (Feat. will.i.am)," "Club Can't Handle Me (Feat. David Guetta)," "Good Feeling," "Wild Ones (Feat. Sia)," "Whistle," and "I Cry."
In addition, Flo Rida has made myriad guest appearances on such blockbuster tracks as David Guetta's platinum certified "Where Them Girls At (Feat. Flo Rida & Nicki Minaj)," Olly Murs' platinum certified "Troublemaker (Feat. Flo Rida)," and Taio Cruz' planetary chart-topper, "Hangover (Feat. Flo Rida)."
In 2018, Justify bucked the odds and thrilled racing fans with a historic win in the Belmont Stakes to earn Triple Crown glory. Will another Triple Crown contender step forward this year? Don't miss your chance to witness history this June as the world celebrates at Belmont Park.
Tickets to the 2019 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival are on sale now with general admission starting at just $15. To purchase tickets today, and for additional information on all premium hospitality options, please visit https://www.belmontstakes.com/.
The full entertainment lineup for the 2019 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival, which will include trackside performances from a Broadway musical as well as a Friday, June 7, concert, will be announced in the coming weeks.