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Saratoga Race Course

A Guide to Saratoga Race Course & The Saratoga Harness Track

Welcome to SaratogaRacetrack.com - the Unofficial Guide to the tracks in Saratoga Springs including the Saratoga Raceway and Saratoga Race Course, a year-round destination for information on horse racing as well as a vacation planning guide to the Saratoga County, New York area, including the historic city of Saratoga Springs. Navigate through the links above, or use the search page to find a specific business.

New Track Upgrades!

Check out the upgrades going on at the Saratoga Racetrack like kids' entertainment, improved wifi, more picnic tables, and HD TVs! Read more »

Opening Day Announced!

Join us at the Saratoga Race Track for Opening Day, 2014! See the details on the July 18th event!

Travers Day Details

This August 23, prepare for Travers Day - the oldest major thoroughbred race in the country! See the details »

Betting 101

Not familiar with Thoroughbred Racing? Learn about some basic bets with this INFOGRAPHIC for beginners!

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Horse Racing 224 Blog


The Deep End of the Pool
We are now within the zone, that being less than four weeks until the Kentucky Derby.  Some call it the deep end of the pool, where contenders emerge and pretenders fade away.  The 50 point races have been replaced by the 100 point ones and the time is now Continue Reading »


In The Home Stretch


My Credentials
Watching a horse race from the stands is an exciting and awe inspiring experience.  But getting close enough to take photos for publication requires media credentials that I did not have.  It is an awesome story, which only required the kind of dumb luck I Continue Reading »


Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Springs New York This is a personal view on Saratoga Racing; official information can be found at Saratoga Casino and Raceway or NYRA, the Official Saratoga Race Course site. For more information on Saratoga Springs, visit: www.Saratoga.com

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New York Racing Association
QUICK Links
SARATOGA Racetrack Info

Opening Day: Fri, July 18, 2014

Travers Stakes Festival: Aug 17 - 24, 2014

Travers Stakes: Sat, Aug 23, 2014

Final Stretch Weekend: Aug 30 - Sept 1, 2014

Closing Day: Mon, Sept 1, 2014

See the complete 2014 Racing Schedule

Gates open at 11am on weekdays, 10:30am on weekends and 7am on August 23rd. You can enter the track at 7am to claim picnic tables or put chairs out. You will have to leave and re-enter the track before the gates open.

For information prior to the season: (718) 641-4700 or (516) 488-6000

For information during the 2014 Saratoga Season: (518) 584-6200

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Information on this unofficial website may not contain accurate or the most current information on thoroughbred horseracing held at Saratoga Race Course, Belmont Park and Aqueduct Racetrack. For the most up-to-date and accurate news on any race hosted by NYRA, please visit www.nyra.com. Photos © NYRA

Header photo: Saratoga Race Course © Carl Heilman II - Adirondack Photographer & Nature Photography Workshops