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Quick Info About the 2024 Horse Racing Season at Saratoga Race Track

Looking for all the facts about Saratoga Race Track and the 2024 Saratoga horse racing season? You've come to the right spot! Check out quick info about the schedule, tickets, parking, and more.

view of stands and dirt track at Saratoga Race Course

Key Dates for the 2024 Summer Racing Season:

First Race:

  • Gates: TBA
  • First Post Time: TBA
  • Gates open at 11:00 am each racing day, except Travers Day (open at 7:00 am)
  • First post is 1:10 pm every racing day with the following exceptions: 12:35 pm on Whitney Day (August 3), 11:40 am on Travers Day (August 24), and 12:40 pm on Closing Weekend (August 31 - September 2)

2024 Tickets:

See below for details and important dates:

  • March 13, 2024: Full-space group hospitality reservations are available starting at 10am on March 13 for the 1863 Club, Paddock Suite, Surfside Party Deck at The Post, Stella Artois Spa Verandas, Mionetto Easy Goer, Big Red Spring, and Festival Tent
  • March 20, 2024: Full-season reserved seating plans are available for the Clubhouse, Grandstand, and Cutwater Stretch, along with season admission passes
  • March 27, 2024: Options include partial-space and individual tables for the Rail at the 1863 Club, Mionetto Easy Goer, and Festival Tent
  • April 10, 2024: Partial meet plans for the Clubhouse, Grandstand, Cutwater Stretch, Miller Time Fourstardave Sports Bar, and Pick Six Vodka Picnic Paddock
  • April 25, 2024: Single-Day reservations are open for Clubhouse Box Seats and Clubhouse Dining (Turf Terrace, Porch, and Club Terrace)
  • May 2, 2024: Single-Day Reserved seats for the Clubhouse, Grandstand, and Cutwater Stretch
  • May 9, 2024: Single-Day reservations are available for the Miller Time Fourstardave Sports Bar, Pick Six Vodka Picnic Paddock, and Surfside Tailgate at the Turn
  • May 15, 2024: General Admission tickets go on sale

Note: Admission tickets are sold at the gate. Tickets can be purchased online through Reserved seating is also available online at, by phone at 1-844-NYRA-TIX, and in-person at the Box Office on Union Avenue.

Visit the NYRA website for more ticket info »

2024 Parking Info:

  • General Parking is FREE (there will be a long walk)
  • Preferred Parking and Trackside Parking are available
  • Paid parking is also available from private entities (lawns, parking lots, etc.)
  • Find more information on parking here »

Still have more questions? Check out the Race Course FAQ Page!