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Saratoga Race Course

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Great experience... until it rained.

We sat along the fence where the jockeys ride the horses to the track and then watched the races on... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen M
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Sioux Falls, United States
Very fun day

Fun place to visit. The race track and surroundings are just beautiful. Grounds are so well... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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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
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We sat along the fence where the jockeys ride the horses to the track and then watched the races on a big screen. The two things that would have made it nicer were a bathroom in a closer location and grass or a wooden patio...More

Thank Karen M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Fun place to visit. The race track and surroundings are just beautiful. Grounds are so well maintained. Concessions are a little pricey but that's to be expected. Overall a very good experience

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

One of America's oldest race tracks. So much charm and picturesque atmosphere. A must visit during the season.

Thank Bob M
Reviewed October 12, 2018

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 October 6, 2018

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 September 24, 2018 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 September 24, 2018

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 September 19, 2018 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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benwaitin1
August 18, 2018|
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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.
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August 17, 2018|
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Response from R5681SOwalterm | Reviewed this property |
Gates open at 11:00, first race is at 1:00
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