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2022 Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course

Saratoga Travers Stakes

Photo credit: 2012 Travers Stakes - Saratoga, N.Y. by Mike Lizzi | (license)

153rd Travers Stakes In Saratoga Springs: 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!

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.

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