Thoroughbred Spring Training at Saratoga Race Course
Editor's Note (9/10/2020): 2020's Spring Training at the Oklahoma Training Track 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).
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