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Saratoga Race Course 2022 Schedule

The racing schedule below indicates which days will feature live racing, and it also highlights some popular days like Whitney and Travers.

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Note: GI, GII, and GIII refer to graded stakes races that meet the criteria of the American Graded Stakes Committee of the Thoroughbred Owners and Breeders Association. These races are the highest quality of thoroughbred horse race.

horses on a dirt racetrack

Week 1

  • Thursday, July 14 - GIII Schuylerville and Wilton
  • Friday, July 15 - GIII Forbidden Apple and Coronation Cup
  • Saturday, July 16 - GI Diana and GIII Sanford
  • Sunday, July 17 - GIII Quick Call
  • Monday, July 18 - Dark: No Live Racing
  • Tuesday, July 19 - Dark: No Live Racing

Week 2

  • Wednesday, July 20 - GI A. P. Smithwick Memorial (Steeplechase) and Suzie O'Cain (NYB)
  • Thursday, July 21 - Rick Violette (NYB)
  • Friday, July 22 - GIII Lake George
  • Saturday, July 23 - GIII Caress and GI Coaching Club American Oaks
  • Sunday, July 24 - GII Shuvee
  • Monday, July 25 - Dark: No Live Racing
  • Tuesday, July 26 - Dark: No Live Racing

Week 3

  • Wednesday, July 27 - GII Honorable Miss Handicap
  • Thursday, July 28 - Birdstone
  • Friday, July 29 - Curlin (R)
  • Saturday, July 30 - GI Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap and GII Jim Dandy
  • Sunday, July 31- GII Amsterdam and GII Bowling Green
  • Monday, August 1 - Dark: No Live Racing
  • Tuesday, August 2 - Dark: No Live Racing

Week 4

  • Wednesday, August 3 - Shine Again (R)
  • Thursday, August 4 - Alydar (R)
  • Friday, August 5 - GII National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame and GIII Troy Stakes
  • Saturday, August 6 - Whitney Day - Fasig Tipton Lure (R), GII Glens Falls, GI Longines Test, GI Whitney (BC), GI Caesars Saratoga Derby Invitational
  • Sunday, August 7 - GIII Adirondack, Fasig Tipton De La Rose (R), and GIII Saratoga Oaks Invitational
  • Monday, August 8 - Dark: No Live Racing
  • Tuesday, August 9 - Dark: No Live Racing

Week 5

  • Wednesday, August 10 - Tale of the Cat (R)
  • Thursday, August 11 - Galway
  • Friday, August 12 - Evan Shipman Handicap (NYB), John Morrissey Handicap (NYB), Johnstone Mile (NYB), and Union Avenue Handicap (NYB)
  • Saturday, August 13 - GI Fourstardave Handicap (BC) and GII Saratoga Special
  • Sunday, August 14 - Mahony
  • Monday, August 15 - Dark: No Live Racing
  • Tuesday, August 16 - Dark: No Live Racing

Week 6

  • Wednesday, August 17 - GI Jonathan Sheppard and NYSSS Cab Calloway Division (R)
  • Thursday, August 18 - NYSSS Statue of Liberty Division (R)
  • Friday, August 19 - Skidmore and Summer Colony (R)
  • Saturday, August 20 - Alabama Day - GI Alabama, GII Lake Placid, and Smart N Fancy
  • Sunday, August 21 - Bolton Landing
  • Monday, August 22 - Dark: No Live Racing
  • Tuesday, August 23 - Dark: No Live Racing

Week 7

  • Wednesday, August 24 - John's Call (R)
  • Thursday, August 25 - Riskaverse (R)
  • Friday, August 26 - Albany (NYB), Fleet Indian (NYB), Funny Cide presented by Rood and Riddle Equine Hospital (NYB), Seeking the Ante (NYB), West Point Handicap presented by Trustco Bank (NYB), and Yaddo Handicap (NYB)
  • Saturday, August 27 - Travers Day - GII Ballston Spa, GI Forego, GI H. Allen Jerkens Memorial, GI Personal Ensign (BC), GI Sword Dancer (BC), GI Travers
  • Sunday, August 28 - Better Talk Now (R) and GI Ballerina (BC)
  • Monday, August 29 - Dark: No Live Racing
  • Tuesday, August 30 - Dark: No Live Racing

Week 8

  • Wednesday, August 31 - GIII With Anticipation
  • Thursday, September 1 - P.G. Johnson
  • Friday, September 2 - Lucky Coin and GII Prioress
  • Saturday, September 3 - GII Flower Bowl (BC), GI Jockey Club Gold Cup (BC), and GIII Saranac
  • Sunday, September 4 - GI Spinaway
  • Monday, September 5 - GIII Bernard Baruch Handicap and GI Hopeful

PLEASE NOTE: Information up to date as of March 2022. These dates are subject to change.