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NYRA should leave the Belmont alone

Updated: June 16, 2014, 1:09 PM ET
By Bob Ehalt

One of the main themes in Chris Kay's regime as the president and CEO of the New York Racing Association has involved a willingness to embrace change.

In the last six months, Kay and top NYRA officials have redesigned the circuit's stakes schedule and created blockbuster days, like the $8 million in purses on Belmont Stakes Day that generated a record-breaking $150 million handle and turned out to be a stroke of genius.

During the winter they also experimented with Monday ...

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