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2022 Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course

153rd Travers Stakes in Saratoga Springs NY: Aug 27, 2022

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 27, 2022. 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!

horses racing on a dirt track
Photo credit: 2012 Travers Stakes - Saratoga, N.Y. by Mike Lizzi | (License)

2022 Travers Day Featured Races:

A stacked line-up of popular stakes races will make the 2022 Travers Day a can't-miss event!

  • Travers (G1) $1,250,000 -- 153rd running of the Mid-Summer Derby for 3-year-olds
  • Ballston Spa $400,000
  • Forego $600,000
  • H. Allen Jerkens Memorial $500,000
  • Personal Ensign $600,000
  • Resort World Casino Sword Dancer $750,000

The much talked about Travers Stakes is undoubtedly the most popular race throughout the Saratoga meet.

2022 Travers Stakes Draw

This information is current as of 8/24/22.

Position
Horse
Odds
Jockey
Trainer
1
Cyberknife
7-2
Florent Geroux
Brad Cox
2
Rich Strike
10-1
Sonny Leon
Eric Reed
3
Ain't Life Grand
20-1
Tyler Gaffalione
Kelly Von Hemel
4
Gilded Age
30-1
Jorge Alvarado
Bill Mott
5
Artorius
9-2
Irad Ortiz
Chad Brown
6
Epicenter
7-5
Joel Rosario
Steve Asmussen
7
Early Voting
8-1
Jose Ortiz
Chad Brown
8
Zandon
5-1
Flavien Prat
Chad Brown

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