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Saratoga Race Course

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Open today: 9:00 AM - 9:00 PM
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Great old track and grounds

What a very cool old school racetrack experience in a very nice town. During the meet in August... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Fun with friends

We go every year. I love that you can bring your own food and drinks and set up a little 'camping... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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“picnic area”(77 reviews)
“betting windows”(34 reviews)
“people watching”(69 reviews)
This famed 350-acre racetrack features thoroughbred horseracing during its six-week season from late July through early September. Though one of the sport's premier events, the races often take second place to people-watching.
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267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
+1 518-584-6200
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Reviewed 1 week ago

What a very cool old school racetrack experience in a very nice town. During the meet in August, bring a cooler, the beers are expensive and coolers are allowed.

Thank saturdaydiner
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We go every year. I love that you can bring your own food and drinks and set up a little 'camping" area. We sit near where you can see the horses go by getting ready to race!!! So much fun

Thank Silvastreak1
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You will always have fun when you visit one of the most beautiful racetracks in not just America but world wide.

Thank Layla G
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

I would never had thought of a racetrack as a family event until I went to Saratoga. Have someone there early to reserve a picnic table and spend the day. Kids love the horses, and they get paraded through the picnic areas on their way...More

3  Thank Jennifer B
Reviewed 28 May 2018

I have attended the races at Saratoga the past three years and already have plans for this August. The facility is clean, the buildings charming, the staff attentive and courteous, the food is quite nice, and I get to wear my fancy hats. Also important...More

Thank maddylichtman
Reviewed 15 May 2018

Even if you don't win betting on races, you will still have a great day! Its history is interesting; having visited the track many times with grandparents and parents 40 plus years ago, I have lots of memories. Of course, there are modern additions but...More

Thank Kathleen M
Reviewed 8 May 2018

Visited this racecourse recently based on its heritage. Found it to be very interesting and worth the visit.

Thank Duncan B
Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

What an awesome facility! You feel like you just shot back in time walking around the grounds. Huge trees with plenty of picnic tables for families. Great food, great drinks and great times!

Thank Sam B
Reviewed 23 April 2018

Visit to Saratoga Racetrack is like stepping back in time, with all the modern amenities. Racing season in Saratoga is like a reunion for horse owners, trainers and many thousands of racing fans. Accessible to all, quite family friendly, with shaded picnic benches near playsets,...More

Thank kimmerhusa
Reviewed 12 March 2018

The horse race track is open for a short 6 week period (closed every Tuesday during the season). It is a great opportunity to see what makes Saratoga thrive. Bring your folding lawn chair, rolling cooler (full of anything but glass! Yes, that means you...More

2  Thank rl8587
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15 July 2018|
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Response from Antoinetta B | Reviewed this property |
When you walk through the main building and outside to the rail (the track), the picnic tables to the left are first come/first served. If you are referring to the area all the way to the right, close to the finish line and... More
3 July 2018|
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Response from W2608DJbrians | Reviewed this property |
There are bleacher seats, hard chairs and softer seats. It depends on what price seats you buy. You should inquire at the track.