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Saratoga Race Course

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Address: 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
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+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 don't bet, smoke, drink...all the things that come to mind for a horserace, but seriously - it was such a fun day! We went early and enjoyed the lovely breakfast buffet. It was... read more

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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85 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We don't bet, smoke, drink...all the things that come to mind for a horserace, but seriously - it was such a fun day! We went early and enjoyed the lovely breakfast buffet. It was cool and we got to see the horses warming up (is that the term?). It was interesting to learn about the venue and it's rich history... More 

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Thank sgktravels
Wrightstown, NJ
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10 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 1 week ago

So many nice people surrounding me and telling me what was happening... sitting in the restaurant with a window view to the races was extremely delightful; besides the food was excellent.

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Thank Kathy N
Fairfield, Connecticut
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58 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I was in town for a work conference. Our last day was opening day at the flat track. Two of my co-workers had never been to the Track here or anyplace else. We had a great time and even came out slightly ahead at the end of the day. Food and drink a little more expensive than in town, but... More 

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Thank SailSunJay
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20 reviews
14 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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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2 Thank Jane D
Florence, Italy
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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3 Thank Berthaxx
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 weeks 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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15 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 weeks 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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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2017 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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4 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 11 April 2017

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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52 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 March 2017

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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