2021 Travers Day 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.
152nd Travers Stakes In Saratoga Springs: Aug 28, 2021
TRAVERS STAKES | PURSE: $1.25 MILLION | GRADE 1 | 3-YEAR-OLDS | 1 1/4 MILES
The Grade 1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course will be run on August 28, 2021. Dating back to 1864, this one-and-a-quarter-mile "Midsummer Derby" for three year olds is the oldest major thoroughbred race in America -- not to mention one of the biggest events in Saratoga Springs!
2021 Travers Day Featured Races:
A stacked line-up of popular stakes races will make the 2021 Travers Day a can't-miss event!
- Travers (G1) $1,250,000 -- 152nd running of the Mid-Summer Derby for 3-year-olds
- Ballerina (G1) $500,000
- Ballston Spa (G2) $400,000
- Forego (G1) $600,000
- H. Allen Jerkens Memorial (G1) $500,000
- Personal Ensign (G1) $600,000
- Sword Dancer (G1) $750,000
2021 Travers Stakes Draw
This information is current as of 8/26/21.
The much talked about Travers Stakes is undoubtedly the most popular race throughout the Saratoga meet.
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