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2018 Steeplechase Races in Saratoga

Steeplechase is an exciting type of thoroughbred horse racing where the competitors have to clear obstacles as they make their way around the track. Saratoga Race Course hosts steeplechase races every Wednesday and Thursday during the summer meet, as you can tell from the schedule below.

Note: The steeplechase schedule is up-to-date as of July 19, 2018. To confirm races or for further information, please contact the New York Racing Association (NYRA).

July 2018

  • Wednesday, July 25
  • Thursday, July 26: Grade 1: A.P. Smithwick Memorial

August 2018

  • Wednesday, August 1
  • Thursday, August 2
  • Wednesday, August 8
  • Thursday, August 9
  • Wednesday, August 15
  • Thursday, August 16
  • Wednesday, August 22
  • Thursday, August 23: Grade 1: New York Turf Writers Cup
  • Wednesday, August 29
  • Thursday, August 30

Please note: some dates may be subject to change, depending on weather and course conditions. To learn more about steeplechase races at Saratoga Race Course and for other helpful information, refer to the Frequently Asked Questions section of the site or contact the New York Racing Association.