Thoroughbred Spring Training at Saratoga Race Course
Editor's Note: 5/29/20: According to a press release from the New York Racing Association (NYRA), Spring Training at the Oklahoma Training Track will begin on June 4, but only essential personnel are allowed to be on-site. This means the Oklahoma Training Track and Whitney Viewing Stand will be closed to owners and the public.
Although racing season in Saratoga doesn't start until July, spectators can begin watching thoroughbreds run in April during spring training at the Oklahoma Training Track!
Spring Training officially opened on Wednesday, April 17, 2019.
The Whitney Viewing Stand, which overlooks the Oklahoma Training Track, will be open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays from 6:00 a.m. - 10:30 a.m. Starting on July 11, 2019 - Opening Day at Saratoga Race Course - The Whitney Viewing Stand will be open daily.
The Oklahoma Training Track is located at 267 Union Avenue in Saratoga Springs. The public can access the Whitney Viewing Stand from the East Avenue gate, where free parking is available.
The 2019 Saratoga summer meet will run from Thursday, July 11 - Monday, September 2. See the complete 2019 Saratoga racing calendar »
PHOTO COURTESY OF NYRA FACEBOOK PAGE