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Saratoga Race Track Opening Day
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Saratoga Race Track, 267 Union Ave., Saratoga Springs
$5 Grandstand, $8 Clubhouse (children 12 and under FREE with adult)
The highlight of summer in Saratoga is the summer racing meet, featuring world class thoroughbred horse racing! Saratoga Race Course Opening Day is Friday, July 24, 2015 – so get ready for another thrilling season of racing in Saratoga Springs!
Hats Off! To celebrate Opening Weekend, Saratoga Springs hosts the Hats Off to Saratoga Festival, with live music, Saratoga hat contest, free ball cap giveaway, and more festivities throughout the weekend.
7-24-2015 Saratoga Race Track Opening Day
- Grandstand Admission: $5 (Children 12 and under are free with adult)
- Clubhouse Admission: $8
- Gates Open: 11:00 am
- First Race Post Time: 1:00 pm
The city centennial will be celebrated during the meet!
About Saratoga Race Course
Summer never truly begins in Saratoga until the historic Saratoga Race Track opens. Throngs of people from all over the world gather at the Race Track with one common interest -- to hear “And they're off!” Adrenaline pumps as the crowd goes wild with cheers of encouragement to their favorite picks of the season.
There are a variety of viewing options available at the track in addition to the Grandstand or Clubhouse. For those that like to be in the thick of things, seating is available near the Course to watch the race up close and personal. There’s also the option to camp comfortably with blankets and lawn chairs in the region of the screens, conveniently located around the track grounds.
Live music adds to the ambiance at the Saratoga Race Track, and near the front gates, there are vendors that sell beautiful pictures of the horses, jockeys, and the grounds. Another feature the Race Course offers is a chance for you to view your favorite horse. Before the horses run out on the track, they are brought to the paddocks where they can be viewed and admired.
Looking for information about Travers Day, Race Track dress code, directions, reserved seating or parking? Find all this and more in our Saratoga Race Course guide!
Visit SaratogaRacetrack.com for more information on the 2015 Saratoga racing season, or visit the NYRA website.