2020 Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course
Editor's Note (9/10/2020): 2020's summer meet at Saratoga Race Course 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).
151st Runhappy Travers In Saratoga Springs: Aug 8, 2020
TRAVERS STAKES | PURSE: $1 MILLION | GRADE 1 | 3-YEAR-OLDS | 1 1/4 MILES
The Grade 1 Runhappy Travers at Saratoga Race Course will be run on August 8, 2020. 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!
Please note that the 2020 meet opened without spectators in attendance, in accordance with New York State guidelines.
2020 Travers Day Featured Races:
A stacked line-up of popular stakes races will make the 2020 Travers Day a can't-miss event!
- Runhappy Travers (G1) $1,000,000 -- 151st running of the Mid-Summer Derby for 3-year-olds
- Ballerina presented by NYRA Bets (G1) $300,000
- Longines Test (G1) $300,000
- Troy (G3) $200,000
- Waya (G3) $150,000
2019 Travers Stakes Draw
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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