The Big Adventure Presents - Countdown to The Belmont Stakes - 12 Days of Interesting Facts!
Fact #9– This Friday, The Empire State Building will shine green and white to celebrate the Belmont Stakes and to get the city pumped up. We wonder who decided what nights the lights shine which colors?
In addition, there was a photo opportunity at the Empire State Building with trainer Alexis Barba and NYRA Bugler Sammy Grossman earlier today. The California-based Barba seeks to become the first female trainer to win the prestigious third leg of the Triple Crown. Also Sammy The Trumpet Playing Fool has been the official bugler at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park, and Saratoga Race Course for the last 18 years.