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Saratoga Race Course Schedule 2014

 

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 2014 Saratoga Race Meeting begins on July 18th, 2014 with an Opening Day Celebration and concludes on September 1st, 2014. The first races of the day begin at 1:00 pm (except for Travers Day). 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 2014

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
   

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Closed

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Closed

 

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Closed

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13

Closed

34th Annual Open House

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Closed

15

Closed

 

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17

Closed

18

Open -
Live Racing

Opening Day

Stakes Race: Schulerville

Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider

Hats Off to Saratoga

19

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: TVG Diana & Sanford

Hats Off to Saratoga

Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday

20

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Coaching Club American Oaks & Lucky Coin

Giveaway Day

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

Hat Contest

21

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Shine Again

Family Monday: Puppet People

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Dark -
No Live Racing

 

23

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Lake George

International Heritage Series

24

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Quick Call

Taste NY: Wine & Cheese

25

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Curlin

Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlet

College Day

Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider

26

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Amsterdam & Jim Dandy

Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday

27

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Shuvee Handicap

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

Giveaway Day

28

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: HRTV Honorable Miss Handicap

Family Monday: "Days Gone By"

Young Professionals Day

29

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No Live Racing

 

30

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Coronation Cup

International Heritage Series

31

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: A.P. Smithwick Memorial & Evan Shipman

Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets


Taste NY: Wine & Cheese

   

August 2014

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
         

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Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Smirnoff Sorbet Caress

Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider

2

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap, De La Rose, Whitney, Test & Lure

Whitney Day

Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday

3

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Waya

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

4

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: NYSS Cab Calloway Division & NYSS Statue of Liberty Division

Family Monday: Mad Science Exhibit

5

Dark -
No Live Racing

6

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: John's Call

International Heritage Series

Saratoga Handicapping Challenge

7

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Birdstone

Taste NY: Wine & Cheese

Saratoga Handicapping Challenge

8

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame

Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets

Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider

9

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Fourstardave Handicap

Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday

10

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Adirondack & Toyota Saratoga Special

Giveaway Day

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

11

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Tenski

Family Monday: Leaping Lizards and Rocking Reptiles

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No Live Racing

13

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Troy

International Heritage Series

14

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Saratoga Dew

Taste NY: Wine & Cheese

Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets

15

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: John Morriseey

Fabulous Fillies Day

Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider

16

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Knob Creek Lake Placid & Alabama

Alabama Day

Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday

17

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Sword Dancer Invitational & Alydar

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

Travers 1864 Restaurant Week

Jockey Autograph Session

18

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Summer Colony

Family Monday: "Days Gone By"

Travers 1864 Restaurant Week

Low Rollers Handicapping Contest

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No Live Racing

20

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Better Talk Now

Ice Cream Eating Contest

International Heritage Series

Travers 1864 Restaurant Week

Book Signing

21

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: NY Avenue & NY Turf Writers Cup

Taste NY: Wine & Cheese

Travers 1864 Restaurant Week

Travers Celebration

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Open -
Live Racing

Free Beer & Hot Wings Morning Show

Stakes Race: Personal Ensign Invitational & Lord & Taylor Tale of the Cat


Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets

Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider

Annual Red Blazer Ceremony

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Travers Day

Stakes Race: Travers Stake, Kettle One King's Bishop, Ballerina & Ballston Spa

Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday

24

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Albany, West Point, Yaddo, Fleet Indian, Funny Cide, & Seeking the Ante

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

Showcase Day

25

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Smart N Fancy

Family Monday: Robotics Demonstration

Low Rollers Handicapping Contest

26

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No Live Racing

27

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: P.G. Johnson

International Heritage Series

28

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: With Anticipation

Veterans Day

Taste NY: Wine & Cheese

Boutiques of Manchester Design Outlets

29

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Riskaverse

Taste NY: Craft Beer & Cider

30

Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Prioress, Bernard Baruch Handicap, Forego, & Woodward

Woodward Day

Final Stretch Weekend

Lord & Taylor Fashion Saturday

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Open -
Live Racing

Stakes Race: Spinaway & Glens Falls

Final Stretch Weekend

Giveaway Day

Taste NY: Food & Artisans

Tom Durkin Day

           

September 2014

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
 

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Live Racing

Stakes Race: Saranac & Hopeful

Closing Day


Family Monday: Magic Show

Low Rollers Handicapping Contest

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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

First Race Time: 1:00 pm (Except for Travers Day)

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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