NYRA has announced some major dates for the 2016 thoroughbred racing season. You can start planning your trip to Saratoga anytime!
The summer meet at Saratoga Race Track will begin on Friday, July 22 and will wrap up on Labor Day, Monday, September 5. The 40-day meet includes the Grade 1 Whitney on Saturday, August 6th, and the 147th running of the Grade 1 Travers Stakes on Saturday, August 27th.
The full stakes schedule at Saratoga Race Track will be released shortly.
Racing takes place at Aqueduct four days a week all winter, with a 19-day spring meet kicking off on March 31. The spring meet at Aqueduct will include the first two Grade 1 races of the year.
The Belmont meet opens on Friday, April 29 – highlighted by the Grade 1, $1.5 million Belmont Stakes on Saturday, June 11.
Stay tuned for more announcements on racing at Saratoga!