2021 Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course
Editor's Note (2/19/21): The New York Racing Association (NYRA) has announced that the 2021 summer meet at Saratoga Race Course will take place from July 15 through September 6, but hasn't released additional details on fan attendance and tickets. We will update the information below once we learn more.
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
2019 Travers Stakes Draw (2021 Coming Soon)
This information is current as of 8/21/19.
The much talked about Travers Stakes is undoubtedly the most popular race throughout the Saratoga meet.
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