Whitney Weekend and Fasig-Tipton Festival of Racing, Featuring the Turf Triple Series
The Fasig-Tipton Festival of Racing will be headlined by one of the meet's marquee races: the Grade 1, $1 million Whitney on Saturday, August 3 in addition to the Grade 1, $500,000 Longines Test.
The popular weekend will feature a new addition this summer: the debut of the Turf Triple series. The three-race series will showcase the best turf runners in the country and offer $5.25 million in purse money. The middle jewel of the Turf Tiara, the series restricted to 3-year-old fillies, will kick off Whitney weekend on Friday, August 2 with the inaugural $750,000 Saratoga Oaks. The middle leg of the Turf Trinity, the series restricted to 3-year-old males designed to emulate the American dirt classics, will bookend Whitney weekend with the inaugural $1 million Saratoga Derby on Sunday, August 4.