Historic Saratoga Springs Race Track

The Saratoga Race Course is one of the defining hotspots in Saratoga Springs NY, drawing visitors from all over the world for a day at the races.

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The 2016 season for the Saratoga Race Course begins with Opening Day on Friday, July 22, 2016 and ends with Closing Day on Monday (Labor Day), September 5, 2016. There are 6 days of racing each week all season long (the Track is dark on Tuesdays). Travers Day will be Saturday, August 27, 2016.

Race Track Schedule & Post Times

Opening Day:

Friday, July 22, 2016

Travers Day:

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Closing Day:

Monday, September 5, 2016

See the 2016 Saratoga racing calendar

Gates Open At:

11:00 am weekdays
10:30 am weekends
7:00 am Travers Day, August 27th
CLOSED on Tuesdays

First Race Post Time:

1:00 pm with the following exceptions:
11:35 am Travers Day (Saturday, August 27th)
12:30 pm Woodward Day (Saturday, September 3rd) and Sunday, September 4
12:30 pm Labor Day (Monday, Sept 5th)
See 2016 Events Schedule

Planning a visit to the Saratoga Race Course? Dress code, tickets and parking are just a few of the FAQ's of racetrack visitors. Find more information using the quick links at the top of this page.

For more Saratoga Race Course information, visit SaratogaRaceTrack.com or the NYRA website.

Visit our Guide to the Saratoga Race Course »