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Saratoga Race Course

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Always a fun day to go to the track, with some food and drinks, sit under the trees and place a few... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Glenfield, New York
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Great racing. Historic feel. Friendly people.

I was absolutely thrilled to be able to go to Saratoga Race Course for my first time for the... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Susan G
Calabasas, California
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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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267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
+1 518-584-6200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I've been going to "The Track" since I was a child and still find it exhilarating. There's no where more interesting to people watch and no race track where you can get closer to the horses and watch them parade to the post like you...More

Thank Barbara Q
Reviewed 1 week ago

The race track has been ruined by all the commercial industry that they have put into the historical venue. We paid for tickets for "the Stretch". The seats were good, but the price was way too high for the card filled days. We could not...More

Thank TheBlithes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Always a fun day to go to the track, with some food and drinks, sit under the trees and place a few bets. I never win, but the place is beautiful and the horses are gorgeous and fun to watch. I especially love to go...More

Thank dclgkerr113
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I was absolutely thrilled to be able to go to Saratoga Race Course for my first time for the Travers Stakes. It was very enjoyable. Much less the circus atmosphere of Churchill Downs. I know it's much smaller, but still. Kentucky Derby about did me...More

Thank Susan G
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

So much fun! We didn’t even bet on the races. Loved watching the horses race. We also took the tour behind the tracks. So much variety with food. We advise spending a little more to sit in the Clubhouse with a better view of the...More

Thank Smazzkand
Reviewed September 13, 2018

My wife and I traveled with another couple to see the races There were quite a few people there but everyone was friendly, no pushing, getting cut off or annoying situations There was several choices for refreshments Well organized and pleasant to visit, we'll do...More

Thank ar0berts0n3
Reviewed September 13, 2018

Came to this track during the week and was surprised how busy it got by the time we left. It was cool to go to and walk around the grandstand, knowing that this is a pretty old site, and once you got the hang of...More

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Reviewed September 12, 2018

I leave Saratoga Race track every August wanting to return. Great place to watch people as well as the horses!

Thank Patsy R
Reviewed September 7, 2018 via mobile

The horse racing is amazing! I love going to the Paddock area to watch the horses get saddled and then watch them all parade to the track. There are a variety of food and drink locations throughout the Park, and live music performances to provide...More

Thank nylady21
Reviewed September 5, 2018

The people that who here at the betting windows (Paul in particular) are patient, professional and make you feel good about placing your bets - even the small ones. We had a lot of fun while losing all but one race and would definitely go...More

Thank CMiller11717
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August 18, 2018|
Response from John B | Reviewed this property |
I have seen coolers on wheels, strollers and carts so I am assuming a small wagon would be allowed.
August 17, 2018|
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Response from R5681SOwalterm | Reviewed this property |
Gates open at 11:00, first race is at 1:00