NYS Comptroller, fiscal watchdogs concerned about $455m taxpayer “loan” to Belmont Park


Public statements by Comptroller and
fiscal watchdog groups regarding $455m
taxpayer loan to Belmont Park horse track

State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli
“This particular proposal deserves further scrutiny. NYRA has had a troubled financial past, and its franchise agreement expires in 10 years (2033).”
March 9, 2023
Page 29, Comptroller’s Executive Budget Report

Citizens Budget Commission
“Reject State borrowing for Belmont Park”
March 11, 2023
Letter to the State Legislature

New Yorkers for Fiscal Fairness
“Please reject more corporate giveaways to horse racing. #NoBelmont”
March 11, 2023
Via Twitter

Reinvent Albany
“No to state financing of horse racing facilities. No to Belmont loan.”
February 9, 2023
Testimony to the Joint Legislative Hearing on Economic Development

Please note: Reinvent Albany compiled these statements on Belmont Park from publicly available sources.