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Historic Saratoga Springs Race Track

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

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The 2022 season for Saratoga Race Course begins with Opening Day on Thursday, July 14, 2022 and ends with Closing Day on Monday (Labor Day), September 5, 2022. There are five days of racing each week all season long (the Track is dark on Mondays & Tuesdays).

Race Track Schedule & Post Times

Opening Day:

Thursday, July 14, 2022

Travers Day:

Saturday, August 27, 2022

Closing Day:

Monday, September 5, 2022

See the 2022 Saratoga racing calendar

Gates Times:

Gates open at 11:00 am each racing day, except Travers Day (open at 7:00 am)

Post Times:

First post is 1:05 pm every racing day with the following exceptions:

  • 12:35 pm on Whitney Day (August 6)
  • 11:35 am on Travers Day (August 27)
  • 12:35 pm on Closing Weekend (September 3 - 5)
  • And 12-race cards

Planning a visit in 2022? Dress codetickets 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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