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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, except for Travers Day (August 27) - 11:35 am and Woodward Day (September 3), September 4, and Labor Day (September 5) - 12:30 pm. Saratoga Race Course is full of excitement and special events all season long, so get in on the action!

Looking for the harness track racing schedule? You can find it here »

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July 2016

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Opening Day

Taste NY: Craft Beer

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Live Racing

NYRA Bets Lounge



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Live Racing

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

Annual Hat Contest

Baseball Cap Giveaway

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Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

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Live Racing

New York Heritage and Tourism: Saratoga Springs


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Live Racing

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

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Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer

College & Alumni Day

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Live Racing

Permanently Disabled Jockey's Fund Awareness Day

NYRA Bets Lounge

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Live Racing

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

           

August 2016

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday

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Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

Duffle Bag Giveaway

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Live Racing

New York Heritage and Tourism: Military Appreciation Day

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Live Racing

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

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Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer


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Fasig-Tipton Festival of Racing

The $1.25 Million Whitney

NYRA Bets Lounge

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Live Racing

Taste NY: Food & Artisans


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Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

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New York Heritage and Tourism: Irish-American Day


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Fabulous Fillies Day

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits


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Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer

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Jockey Legends Day

NYRA Bets Lounge


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Taste NY: Food & Artisans

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Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

Beach Towel Giveaway

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New York Heritage and Tourism: Italian-American Day

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Live Racing

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

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Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer

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Live Racing

Lustgarten Foundation Day

Alabama Day

NYRA Bets Lounge

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Live Racing

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

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Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays


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Stewart's Ice Cream Eating Contest

New York Heritage and Tourism: Lake Placid/Adirondacks


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Live Racing

Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

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Live Racing

Red Jacket Ceremony

Taste NY: Craft Beer

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Live Racing

The $1.25 Million Travers

Annual Saratoga Bridges Day

NYRA Bets Lounge

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Taste NY: Food & Artisans

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Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

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New York Heritage and Tourism: Brew Central NY

September 2016

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Taste NY: Cider, Wine & Spirits

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Live Racing

Taste NY: Craft Beer

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Live Racing

Woodward Day

NYRA Bets Lounge


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Live Racing

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

Long Sleeve Pullover Giveaway

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Live Racing

Berkshire Bank Family Mondays

Closing Day

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PLEASE NOTE: Information up to date as of July 2016. These dates are subject to change.
New York Racing Association
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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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