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Breakfast on The Porch of the Clubhouse at Saratoga Race Course

Editor's Note (6/17/21): The New York Racing Association (NYRA) has announced that Saratoga Race Course will re-open to fans at 100% capacity for the 2021 summer meet, but they didn't release any updates about breakfast at the track. The information below reflects 2020, but we will update it with 2021 details as soon as they are announced by NYRA.

Clubhouse Breakfast

breakfast at the trackEach racing day of a typical summer meet (not including Travers Day), guests can enjoy the popular buffet breakfast on The Porch of the Clubhouse at Saratoga Race Course from 7 to 9:30 am. This gives you the unique opportunity to dine trackside while you watch the horses work out. Unfortunately, since 2020 is not a typical racing season, there will be no breakfast at the track for the time being. The meet opened without spectators in attendance.

Breakfast is traditionally served on The Porch of the Clubhouse. Seating is first-come, first-served.

The 2019 price for breakfast was $18.50 for adults, and $9.25 for kids 12 and under. There was no breakfast on Travers Day.

In the past, there has been a fee for trackside parking, which was refundable if you left before 10 am. The Track was cleared after the breakfast program, and guests needed to pay Race Course admission upon re-entry for the afternoon races.

Walking tours made breakfast at Saratoga Race Course even more enjoyable. After your meal, you could go on a tour of the track's historic stable area. Trams would bring visitors to the stable area every 15 minutes from 7:30 am - 9 am. Tours were available every day that featured live racing, with the exception of Travers Day and Labor Day. No reservations were accepted for these 45-minute tours, and trams operated on a first come, first served basis. Unfortunately, due to the meet opening without spectators in attendance, there are no tours of the track for the time being.

Note: Purchase of breakfast was not required in order to enjoy the morning workouts.

More Information

For more information please contact NYRA Dining at 888-516-NYRA (6972), or by emailing

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