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Saratoga Race Course

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Address: 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
Phone Number: 518-584-6200
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Sun 9:00 am - 6:00 pm
Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 9:00 pm
Sat 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
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This famed 350-acre racetrack features thoroughbred horseracing during its...

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 is the best track in the country. Top horses, trainers and jocks. Something for everyone but plan ahead . NYRA has a helpful website.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Gregory S
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Covington, Louisiana
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Covington, Louisiana
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Saratoga is the best track in the country. Top horses, trainers and jocks. Something for everyone but plan ahead . NYRA has a helpful website.

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Rochester, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

The track is a must if you're in Saratoga Springs. The area has done a great job of making itself a year round destination. Wondering why the hotels and crappy motels raise their rack rates to unaffordable in the summer months. I love the track, but don't want to drive to Albany for a place to lay my head at... More 

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Thank Izzy325
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Came back to Saratoga after a couple year absence from being a resident in Vermont. I loved hitting the track for the Travers, and besides the attraction, one should definitely go for the fan experience and interaction. Lot of friends made that day. Lot of laughter. Little bit of luck you make a cuppa bucks. Be patient with the shuttles... More 

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Thank Shawn S
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We wanted to experience something different this summer so we went to see the thoroughbred horse race at Saratoga raceway. We parked for cheap several blocks from the front gate, paid a small fee per person to enter the grounds. Here's where I will tell you. Regular dress will get you on the grounds and near the fence but this... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Expect to walk a long way from free parking 'fields'; expect to pay $5 for bottle water inside the clubhouse (buy from the street vendor and save $4) or bring your own drinks (no bottles). See a lot of people just come for the give-away items. There is clubhouse seating (part of which is for the very well-dressed, part is... More 

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Thank apples0ranges
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3 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We went to Saratoga Race track for three days and never hit a race but loved every minute of it. It is an exceptional track. The people are very friendly and helpful. We go around the country to different tracks and this one is one of our favorites.

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Thank Milene C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We came back for the second year in a row and watched from the Paddock tent at Saratoga race track. What a fun place to see all kinds of people, bet on horses, and enjoy a one of a kind experience.

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Thank Bobby H
Saratoga Springs, New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

As an owner,breeder and avid racing fan, I really enjoy Saratoga but seating and difficulty in getting seats has become off putting to say the least.I had a reservation for Travers in Carousel but was messed up,and the manager couldn't do anything about it and I had six guests coming in town.Finally a kind person sold me there box for... More 

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Thank miragekam
Saratoga Springs, New York
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3 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Going to the track in the summer is one of our families favorite things to do. We go early and get tables and comeback and spend the day!!!

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Thank Stacey C
Steelton, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

even the casual horse racing fan should make this a stop at least once in their lifetime....and make a day of it. start with a backside tour to experience the the horse and their people in the morning during workouts everyday life. then do the frontside tour to appreciate the history of this great place, and of course, then spend... More 

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