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Saratoga Race Course

267 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
518-584-6200
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Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
Owner description: This famed 350-acre racetrack features thoroughbred horseracing during its six-week season from...
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Type: Horse Tracks, Casinos & Gaming
Hours:
Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Owner description: This famed 350-acre racetrack features thoroughbred horseracing during its six-week season from late July through early September. Though one of the sport's premier events, the races often take second place to people-watching.

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

Absolutely my favorite place in Saratoga! It's a combination of everything: colorful people, beautiful animals, racing excitement, history, music, fashion, fun, family get-togethers, tradition. Simply put, there is no other place like it. Unique and not to be missed.

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Brooklyn, NY
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 14, 2014 NEW

The Saratoga Race Course is beautiful. There are a number of great food options around the track and local beers served at several stands. Get your tickets early. I recommend seating in the bandstand to have a designated spot to sit and to be in close proximity to the betting tellers. I'm not sure that there is a better way... More 

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Malta, New York
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26 reviews 26 reviews
5 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2014

We are new residents of Malta and venturedup to the Race Track this summer. What a fun and educational experience! Sooo interesting and has such a great historical feel to it. Also the place to be for "people watching" - such a cool mix of individuals! Can't wait for Track season next year. The breakfast option is very enjoyable and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Great place to spend the day, whether you watching the ponies, people watching or having a picnic with the family

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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103 reviews 103 reviews
4 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The Track as us locals call it is the oldest race track in America. Celebrating 151 year this season. It is a beautiful setting!! To take it all in bring your folding chairs, pack some food, and bring your own booze, yes you can BYOB. Spend the day, take in the sights and sounds, it's wonderful!!!

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New York City, New York
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3 reviews 3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 6, 2014

The At the Rail Pavilion Brunch was delicious and its view of the racecourse was excellent. The actual Pavillion was extremely crowded so come prepared to have the back of your chair bumped into, rudely and repeatedly.

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Albany, New York
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13 reviews 13 reviews
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Saratoga Rack Track is the best - most beautiful and historic race track. Everyone should visit here at least once in their lives! We are so lucky to be only 30 minutes away and can visit often during the summer season...

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Monticello, New York
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

You have to go to the track. You really feel like you have stepped back in time. It was a bit crazy for the Travers, but still a lot of fun.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 5, 2014

Over 150 years of history here. The grandstands are awesome. Morning breakfast watching warm-ups. There are tours available. Several "stake races" throughout the year. Rub elbows with rich, famous and not-so-famous! A marvelous experience from the picnic area to the clubhouse and more. Tons of food from local eateries on a small scale available to clubhouse dining. Just come for... More 

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Ballston Lake
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32 reviews 32 reviews
9 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014

What an Historic and grand day out, do every thing from Bet to meet the Jockeys, Listen to music, revel in the Atmosphere and do one of the activities that should be on your bucket list...Great Place Great day Out...Suitable for all Ages...

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