A Guide to Saratoga Race Course & The Saratoga Harness Track
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This Saturday, August 29, witness the excitement of the legendary Travers Stakes
- the oldest major thoroughbred race in the country!
It's official! Triple Crown Winner, American Pharoah
, will race in front of a sold-out crowd of 50,000 fans at the 146th running of the Travers Stakes in Saratoga!
Find everything you need to know, from the history of the track, harness racing, the full season schedule, and quick info at the Saratoga Racetrack Hub
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Harness Racing Gets it Right
Harness racing used to hold an esteemed place in America. In another lifetime, it was common to see 25,000 to 50,000 people descend upon a harness venue on a Saturday night to see pacers and trotters run the mile. And with 15 minutes in between Continue Reading »
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SARATOGA Racetrack Info
Opening Day: Fri, July 24, 2015
Travers Festival: Aug 23 - 30, 2015
Travers Stakes: Sat, Aug 29, 2015
Final Stretch Weekend: Sept 5 - Sept 7, 2015
Closing Day: Mon, Sept 7, 2015
Gate Open Times: 11:00 a.m. on weekdays, 10:30 a.m. on weekends, 7:00 am Travers Day
See the complete 2015 Racing Schedule
First Race Time: 1:00 pm Fri-Mon, 12:25 pm Wed-Thu, 11:35 am Travers Day, 12:30 pm Labor Day
For information prior to the season: (718) 641-4700 or (516) 488-6000
For information during the 2015 Saratoga Season: (518) 584-6200