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Saratoga Race Course 2016 Schedule

 

Use this events calendar to plan your trip to the Saratoga Race Course! Schedule your Saratoga vacation on the week of the ever-popular Travers Festival or plan a daytrip to the track during the festive Hats Off To Saratoga Festival. No matter when you come, enjoy the thrill of cheering on your equine favorites as they race to the finish at the historic Saratoga Race Track!

The 2016 Saratoga Racing Meet begins on July 22 with an Opening Day Celebration, and concludes on September 5. The first races of the day begin at 1:00 pm Friday - Monday and 12:25 pm Wednesdays and Thursdays, (except for Travers Day 11:45 am and Labor Day 12:30 pm). Saratoga Race Course is full of excitement and special events all season long, so get in on the action!

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Check back for a week-by-week list of events at the Saratoga Race Course!

July 2016

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Opening Day

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Open -
Live Racing





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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Dark -
No Live Racing

 

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Open -
Live Racing


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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

           

August 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

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Open -
Live Racing

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Dark -
No Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing


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Open -
Live Racing

The $1.25 Million Whitney

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Open -
Live Racing


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Open -
Live Racing

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No Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing


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Open -
Live Racing


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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing


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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Dark -
No Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

Alabama Day

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Open -
Live Racing

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Live Racing



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No Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing


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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

The $1.25 Million Travers

Annual Saratoga Bridges Day

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Dark -
No Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

September 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

Woodward Day


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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

Closing Day

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Closed

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Closed

PLEASE NOTE: Information up to date as of March 15, 2016. These dates are subject to change. More information will be posted as it becomes available.
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SARATOGA Racetrack Info

Opening Day: Fri, July 22, 2016

Travers Stakes: Sat, Aug 27, 2016

Final Stretch Weekend: Sept 3 - Sept 5, 2016

Closing Day: Mon, Sept 5, 2016



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

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