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Saratoga Race Course

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Open Now: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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A Bucket List Experience!

The history, the ambiance, the breathtaking grounds, the cascading geraniums, and other foliage... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
Louisville, Kentucky
Check off the Bucket List!

First racetrack experience ever - such a blast! The parking lot was full when we arrived so we... read more

Reviewed August 22, 2018
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“picnic area”(83 reviews)
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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 August 22, 2018

The history, the ambiance, the breathtaking grounds, the cascading geraniums, and other foliage from window planters everywhere, the food and drinks, the people watching, and oh yes, the magnicicent horses---what a perfect day!!!

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Reviewed August 22, 2018

First racetrack experience ever - such a blast! The parking lot was full when we arrived so we parked a ways away and walked maybe 10 minutes to the entrance - nice to stretch our legs. Ticket pricing couldn't be beat, especially because kids 12...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Been going here for 28 years and the race track is the best of them all!! I have been to tracks all over the world and this is the best of best!

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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

Step back in time and place your bets on some of the best thoroughbred horses in the world. A few tips. Pack a cooler and grab a picnic table in the backyard. Gates open at 1100am but if you get there around 730am you can...More

Thank beckster1967
Reviewed August 21, 2018

We had an awesome three days at the Race Course. Could not get over how friendly people were. The prices weren't even 1/2 of what we expected. There were helpful people all over the property. If you are a racing fanatic this is a must...More

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Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

What a fun day. Many folks arrive early to pay $7 and grab the many free picnic tables and free seating. Coolers and chairs are allowed as well. We chose to reserve grandstand seats which was nice as we could see and had shade. There...More

Thank kathleenmf
Reviewed August 21, 2018 via mobile

An absolutely amazing horseracing experience. I hope that senior management never changes a thing about this place. Simply heaven on earth!

Thank Milobar M
Reviewed August 21, 2018

It was fun to go and experience horse racing at Saratoga. The people watching was probably the best part. There are lots of food options from something quick to a sit-down restaurant.

Thank Renee S
Reviewed August 20, 2018

Crowded but fun, food and drinks available, we are not gamblers but stayed for 3 races and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves.

Thank 351ter
Reviewed August 20, 2018

This is the first time I have ever been to a race track and I think I am now spoiled for life! The beauty, history, atmosphere, people, fun and beautiful horses make this an iconic location. Getting here is fairly easy. Parking is a trip:...More

1  Thank Rachelld66
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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