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Saratoga Race Course

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Address: 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
Phone Number:
+1 518-584-6200
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09:00 - 21:00
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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This famed 350-acre racetrack features thoroughbred horseracing during its...

This famed 350-acre racetrack features thoroughbred horseracing during its six-week season from late July through early September. Though one of the sport's premier events, the races often take second place to people-watching.

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We went to track last July It was very enjoyable We brought grandchildren They had a great day Racing was very good We will be back next July

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We went to track last July It was very enjoyable We brought grandchildren They had a great day Racing was very good We will be back next July

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

From mid July through early September, here has stakes race, feature top of the line horses. Thoroughbreds are walked through the crowd before being saddled in the paddock. You can see in course.

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Thank Raimund C
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

The Saratoga track is on par or better than any track in the world. It's the perfect blend of old tradition and new amenities! Plus it's like $2 for admission, and you can bring your own beer if you want! Enjoy the ponies the right way!

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

By far the best horse racing experience in the country! Although a relatively short season (40 days of racing) The History, tradition, excitement, and beauty makes for a perfect experience for anyone. The city of Saratoga Springs is certainly "The Summer Place to be" and Saratoga Race Course is a big part of a total destination experience. You can enjoy... More 

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Avon, North Carolina, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The flat track in Saratoga is a place of American royalty, really a unique experience. You can sit where the Astors and Whitneys would have sit or chose the paddock picnic area or bleachers. The track offers something for everyone from fine horses to excellent people watching. Having attended a number of times I can tell you that it is... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you are visiting our wonderful city of Saratoga Springs, New York in July, August or September going to the horse races is a must! Lots of history and great horses to see!

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Cottonwood, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is a racetrack long on history. Love the area and the excitement when racing season is at its best. Have always come away a winner! I love watching the races while relaxing and eating a nice meal.

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Long Island, NY
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Old school, beautiful horse track. Go for the big race at the end of August it's a good time and filled with all kinds of eccentric people and wardrobes.

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Thank FlyinSouth72
Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 December 2016

Saratoga Thoroughbred Race Track is an historic beauty. Do buy clubhouse tickets - for a few dollars more the facility is a bit nicer than grandstand. Or you can go casual and sit on picnic tables and bring in anything you like - or have drinks and food at the many offerings on the grounds. If you eat in any... More 

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Lake George, New York, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016 via mobile

If you're looking to hobnob with America's upper-crust, wearing bonnets and sipping juleps in the shade, this is NOT the place to go. On the other hand, if you've got a dirty tank-top undershirt, cut off camouflage shorts and a hankering to bet your last dollar on a horse, you'll find plenty of companionship. Pack a picnic lunch and scramble... More 

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