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Interested in working at Saratoga Race Course this summer? Touch up your resume, iron your suit, and head to the Saratoga City Center on June 11-13 for NYRA's annual job fair!

Want to come see horses run at Saratoga Race Course this summer? As of this morning, single seats are now on sale!

With track season fast approaching in Saratoga Springs, it's time to get to know NYRA's newest race caller who will be succeeding Tom Durkin this summer. The voice of the Triple Crown and the Breeders' Cup for NBC Sports, Larry Collmus, will be taking over as Saratoga Race Course's newest announcer. 

NYRA's extensive renovation plans for Saratoga Race Course were released publicly this past Monday. The overall appearance of the race course hasn't changed much over the last 150 years, however, NYRA has plans to make modern updates to Saratoga while still maintaining its historic character.


Visitors to the Saratoga area will be very happy to hear there are now more travel options to help you get your track-fix this summer! State tourism officials have announced they will be sponsoring overnight bus trips to the races in Saratoga.


To the even the most casual observer, the Saratoga Race Course is a vital contributor to Saratoga Springs, bringing hundreds of thousands of visitors to the area and creating thousands of jobs. A recent report, though, has brought to light just how important the Race Course is and how it could contribute to the region's growth in the future.

Opening Day of the 2015 season at Saratoga Race Course may still be almost four months away, but reserved seat season passes are going on sale on March 30!


Harness Racing Fans - the wait is over! On March 1, Saratoga Raceway will embark on its 74th Season of Racing! At 12:45 pm, the Saratoga Casino and Raceway (aka Racino) will begin their 2015 season, with live racing, new features, and so much more!


September is nearly here and college approaching fast, but before you hit the books, there's so much to do before classes start. The Fab Five awards were announced earlier this summer, and using those as a reference, I present to you the top 5 places to go in Saratoga before summer wraps up.

Travers Day has passed, your skin has absorbed all the UV rays you could possibly imagine, the bathing suit section at Target is almost now fully non-existent, and there seems to be a "back-to-school savings" flyer in your mailbox at least twice a week. What does that mean?...Sadly, the summer is drawing to a close.

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