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Saratoga Race Course Schedule 2015

 

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 2015 Saratoga Race Meeting begins on July 24th, 2015 with an Opening Day Celebration and concludes on September 7th, 2015. The first races of the day begin at 1:00 pm Friday - Monday and 12:25 pm Wednesdays and Thursdays, (except for Travers Day 11:35 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!

NOTE: NYRA has cancelled the 2015 Annual Open House. If you have any questions or concerns, please contact NYRA directly at 718-641-4700 or 516-488-6000.

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

July 2015

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Opening Day

Hats Off Festival

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Open -
Live Racing

Fashion Saturdays

Hats Off Festival

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Open -
Live Racing

Giveaway Day

24th Annual Hat Contest

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

27

Open -
Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

28

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No Live Racing

 

29

Open -
Live Racing

7th Annual College Day

History, Heritage, Heroes and More

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Open -
Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer

 






August 2015

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
         

 

 

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Open -
Live Racing

Fashion Saturdays

Permanently Disabled Jockeys' Fund Awareness Day

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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

3

Open -
Live Racing

Giveaway Day

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

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No Live Racing

5

Open -
Live Racing

Saratoga Centennial Day

History, Heritage, Heroes and More

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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

7

Open -
Live Racing


Taste NY: Craft Beer

8

Open -
Live Racing

Fashion Saturdays

The $1.25 Million Whitney

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Open -
Live Racing


Jockey Legends Day

Taste NY: Food & Artisans


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Open -
Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

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No Live Racing

12

Open -
Live Racing

Saratoga Handicapping Challenge

International Heritage Series: Irish-American Day

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Open -
Live Racing

Fabulous Fillies Day

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer

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Open -
Live Racing

Fashion Saturdays

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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

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Open -
Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

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No Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

Giveaway Day

International Heritage Series: Italian-American Day



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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer


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Open -
Live Racing

Alabama Day

Fashion Saturdays



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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

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Open -
Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays



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No Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

Stewart's Shops Ice Cream Eating Contest

History, Heritage, Heroes and More

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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer

Red Jacket Ceremony

17th Annual Travers Wine Tasting

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Open -
Live Racing

The $1.25 Million Travers

Annual Saratoga Bridges Day

Fashion Saturdays

30

Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

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Open -
Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

         

September 2015

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

 

 

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No Live Racing

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Open -
Live Racing

Military Appreciation Day

History, Heritage, Heroes and More

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Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

4

Open -
Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer

5

Open -
Live Racing

Woodward Day

Fashion Saturday

Final Stretch Music Festival

6

Open -
Live Racing

Giveaway Day

Final Stretch Music Festival

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

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Open -
Live Racing

Closing Day

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PLEASE NOTE: Information up to date as of July 14, 2015. 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 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

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