The days are getting longer (and warmer!) and it’s time to start thinking about the annual meet at the Saratoga Race Course!
Spring training is finally starting, season passes are already on sale with weekly tickets available to the public next week, and of course you don’t want to miss your chance for dinner reservations at the track!
Spring Training Starts April 17
Spring training will begin at the historic Oklahoma Training Track on Monday, April 17. The Whitney Viewing Stand will be open to the public on Saturdays and Sundays, 6 to 10:30 a.m from April 22 until the start of the meet in July.
The training tack and viewing stand will be open daily with the start of the 2017 Saratoga meet on Friday, July 21 through Labor Day. Public access to the stand is available from the East Avenue gate of the Oklahoma Training Track, where free parking is available.
How to Get 2017 Saratoga Race Track Tickets
April 19, 10 a.m. – Weekly Reserved Seat Ticket Plans Go on Sale
Weekly reserved seat ticket plans for the 2017 Saratoga Race Course meet go on sale April 19 and must be purchased online through the NYRA Account Manager. All reserved seat tickets include admission.
Purchasing the weekly reserved seat ticket plans gives you an opportunity to reserve your seats before the single-day tickets go on sale to the general public. Weekly ticket plans provide a reserved seat for six consecutive days of the meet from Wednesday through Monday (Friday through Monday for Opening Weekend). You may exchange unwanted race day tickets for an alternate race day (based on availability) via the NYRA Account Manager.
Week-long reserved seat plans for the 2017 meet at Saratoga Race Course are available for the following weeks:
- Week 1, Opening Weekend: Fri. July 21 through Mon. July 24
- Week 2, featuring the Jim Dandy: Wed. July 26 through Mon. July 31
- Week 3, featuring the Whitney: Wed. Aug. 2 through Mon. Aug. 7
- Week 4, featuring the Fourstardave: Wed. Aug. 9 through Mon. Aug. 14
- Week 5, featuring the Alabama: Wed. Aug. 16 through Mon. Aug. 21
- Week 6, featuring the Travers: Wed. Aug. 23 through Mon. Aug. 28
- Week 7, featuring the Woodward: Wed. Aug. 30 through Mon. Sept. 4
Week-long ticket plan holders may exchange any unwanted race day ticket(s) for an alternate race day of their choice (based on available inventory, restrictions apply) via NYRA AccountManager.
May 3, 10 a.m. – Single-day Reserved Seats in Clubhouse and Grandstand Go on Sale
Single-day reserved seats in the Clubhouse and Grandstand will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday, May 3 at 10 a.m on Ticketmaster. All reserved seat tickets include admission.
New 2017 Offering: Family Fun Four Pack for the Saratoga Race Course
In conjunction with the weekly Family Mondays series, which offers free family-friendly activities and entertainment at the Saratoga Pavilion each Monday of the meet, the “Family Fun Four Pack” includes four Grandstand reserved seats (including admission), four hot dogs, and four 12 oz. beverages for $44.
To purchase the Family Fun Four Pack, please contact the NYRA Box Office by phone at (844) NYRA-TIX or via email at firstname.lastname@example.org beginning May 3.
Saratoga Meet Tickets for Groups of 20 or More
Groups of 20 or more who are interested in purchasing Grandstand reserved seats or general admission can fill out a ticket request form now available at www.NYRA.com/saratoga. Groups of 50 or more will save on the regular cost of reserved seating.
Full-season Ticket Plans & Season Admission Passes for the 2017 Saratoga Race Course Meet
Currently on sale, full-season ticket plans and season admission passes for the 2017 meet may be purchased online through NYRA AccountManager (based on availability). Full-season ticket plans include reserved seats for all 40 days of the meet plus admission. Season pass and season ticket holders will also be enrolled in the Saratoga Season Perks program, with benefits like guarantee of a Saratoga premium giveaway on giveaway days, and special discounts at the track and participating businesses in the surrounding area.