2021 Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course
Editor's Note (1/22/21): 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. New York State currently requires all racetracks to operate without spectators in attendance. The information below reflects 2020, but we will update it with 2021 details as soon as they are released by NYRA.
152nd Travers Stakes In Saratoga Springs: Aug 28, 2021
TRAVERS STAKES | PURSE: TBA | 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!
2020 Travers Day Featured Races (2021 Coming Soon):
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 (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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