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Historic Saratoga Springs Race Track

Editor's Note (9/10/2020): 2020's summer meet at Saratoga Race Course took place without spectators in attendance. The information below reflects 2020, but we will update it with 2021 details as soon as they are released by the New York Racing Association (NYRA).

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 2020 season for the Saratoga Race Course begins with Opening Day (without spectators in attendance) on Thursday, July 16, 2020 and ends with Closing Day on Monday (Labor Day), September 7, 2020. There are five days of racing each week all season long (the Track is dark on Mondays & Tuesdays). Travers Day is Saturday, August 8.

Race Track Schedule & Post Times

Opening Day:

Thursday, July 16, 2020 (without spectators in attendance)

Travers Day:

Saturday, August 8, 2020

Closing Day:

Monday, September 7, 2020

See the 2020 Saratoga racing calendar

Gate Times TBA

First Race Post Time: 1:10pm every racing day (12:50pm on Steeplechase weekdays)

Planning a visit to the Saratoga Race Course in 2021? 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 or the NYRA website.

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