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Saratoga Race Course

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Address: 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
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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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Trip for opening day 2016

We had a lot of fun, we got a table and the crowd was great. The staff was helpful (it was a very hot day). There were a lot of vendors there for different food and drinks.

Reviewed 1 week ago
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I first of all can not understand how this is a family atmosphere. Gambling, drinking, swearing, smoking (cigars and cigarettes), I just can NOT see how people bring their youngsters to a place like this. Why? Because it has a playground? Ice Cream? Or they like watching the horses? Well, if that is the case, come to the warmups before... More 

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Thank Jane D
Florence, Italy
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Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Loud, People there smell, workers are harsh. Horses are beat to "win" ... is this what Merica is? I mean like the food is gross and over priced. The bleachers and chairs we sit on are not washed or clean. Just what is America?

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We had a lot of fun, we got a table and the crowd was great. The staff was helpful (it was a very hot day). There were a lot of vendors there for different food and drinks.

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Thank Michelle L
Fairfax, Virginia
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We have gone up to NY for a week of horse racing the last 15 years. A fun, family atmosphere. Always activities in the outer area of the race track. Sunday is a great farmer's market in the pavilion.

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Thank keller4940
Saratoga Springs, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Every year fo 40 days from the end of July to Labor Day, Thoroughbred Horse Racing is the Center of Attention at Saratoga Springs. It's a Happening! Racing is not the not thing at the Track. Bands, People dressed to the Nines or just in Short and Tee Shirt, Many Food Vendors, Picnic Tables abound. A Must Go To Place.... More 

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Thank Charles M
Saratoga Springs, New York
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

All though I am not a fan of horse racing , I do enjoy checking the track out a few times during the season,.. there is always something going on.

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Thank Susan G
Halfmoon, New York
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

If in Saratoga area take a day in August to take in the track. Great day of people watching, beautiful horses, lovely grounds and so much history.

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Thank Mark A
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Reviewed 10 March 2017

An international attraction. You can plan a whole fun day at this place! Get a box or just stand near the track, you really can't go wrong unless you bet or drink too much.

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Thank Olivia H
Marco Island, Florida
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Reviewed 5 March 2017 via mobile

Loved the races and loved looking at all the glorious outfits and hats the people wear! I would go here again!

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Reviewed 4 March 2017

The Saratoga Race Course is a very family friendly venue. There are picnic tables and a playground on the grounds too. Of course, there are horses and racing!

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