Bid your way to The Belmont!

Place your best bet on a picnic table in our silent auction, with all proceeds to benefit AIM Services!


You will have the option to bid on table for each day during the Belmont Stakes Festival:

  1. Thursday, June 6
  2. Friday, June 7
  3. Saturday, June 8 (*June 8th is Belmont Stakes race)
  4. Sunday, June 9

Starting and Max Bids:

  • The starting bid for Thursday, Friday and Sunday starts at $500, or you can “Buy Now” at $1,500 for Thursday or Sunday, or $2,000 for Friday.
  • The starting bid for Saturday, June 8, the day of The Belmont Stakes Race, starts at $1,000, or you can “Buy Now” for $4,000.
  • Bids will be honored on a first-come, first-served basis (time stamps will be available).

How to enter: 

AIM Services image of horse sitting at a picnic table wearing a shirt and AIM hat with Belmont flag in the background

  • Complete the bid form below. You can place a bid on each table/day if you wish; if you don’t wish to bid, please enter 0. You can enter multiple bids throughout the contest.
  • All bidders will be notified via email of the top 5 highest bids for each table at the end of each business day and first thing each morning.
  • Please make sure you use a current email address for us to contact you, and be sure to check your email regularly during the 10-day bidding process.
  • Bidding will take place from 8 a.m. on May 1st through 3 p.m. on Friday, May 10th
  • Winners will be announced on May 10th, on social media and by email by AIM.
  • If bids on any of the tables reach their maximum amount before May 10th, the bidding will close and all bidders/the winner will be notified.
  • NYRA will contact winners to deliver admission tickets.


  • Highest bidders must pay their winning bid to AIM as a donation
  • Prize is non-transferable
The following items ARE permitted:
  • Coolers no larger than 12” X 18”
  • Food
  • Non-alcoholic Beverages
Not Permitted:
  • Alcohol
  • Additional Chairs
  • Pop-Up tents/Umbrellas


  • The 2024 Belmont Stakes Racing Festival will begin on Thursday, June 6 and continue through Sunday, June 9.
  • The four-day Festival at Saratoga Race Course will include 23 stakes races, highlighted by the 156th edition of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 8.
  • An American tradition inaugurated in 1867 at Jerome Park Racetrack and moved in 1905 to Belmont Park, 2024 will mark the first time the Belmont Stakes unfolds at Saratoga Race Course.
  • The Belmont Stakes has provided fans with some of the most exciting moments in sports history and is widely known as the third jewel in the famed Triple Crown series.
  • Friday and Saturday tickets are no longer available, with limited tickets remaining on Thursday and Sunday.
  • This is your opportunity to enjoy one of the biggest weekends in horse racing from the reserved picnic tables at Saratoga Race Course.
  • You and five (5) guests can bring small coolers with food and non-alcoholic beverages and enjoy a day of thoroughbred racing in the relaxing and comfortable Picnic Paddock North.
  • The best part is you will not have to line up early and run in to get a table.