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Saratoga Race Course

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267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
+1 518-584-6200
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Best place ever!

The historic race track has something for everyone. The updates to the facility itself are very... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Brian H
via mobile

While there weren't any races on the track while we were there, we did see some horses around and... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Salisbury, North Carolina
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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.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good21%
  • Average4%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“picnic area” (76 reviews)
“betting windows” (34 reviews)
“people watching” (69 reviews)
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267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
+1 518-584-6200
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The historic race track has something for everyone. The updates to the facility itself are very smart and take away nothing from the history of the track. Whether you are a horse gambler or not, you will have a great time. Lots of food and...More

Thank Brian H
Reviewed 1 week ago

While there weren't any races on the track while we were there, we did see some horses around and back on the smaller track. The race course is beautiful and they've kept a lot of history in tact. I have family members who go to...More

Thank Slick5276
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We make the trip every year to this race course. It's my absolute favorite, I love how they embrace the history of the track but still keep it comfortable for all the visitors. Backyard is the perfect spot for enjoying the races and a picnic...More

Thank Staci H
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Surely the most beautiful race course in the country. Attention to detail in looking after it is a lesson for us all. Lovely people too.

Thank R0062
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We glimpsed it as we were traveling around. Will make it a stop during track season. Easy to get to, lots of signs.

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Took the tour to the paddocks and got to see the "behind the scenes" picture of jockeys and their horses. Had an early breakfast at the track and watched the jockeys exercise their horses before the big race! (Saratoga secret)

Thank annewhalen
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very nice Race Track. Had a great time betting on horses and getting the feel of the place. Everything you could want for a little recreation, nice parking lot with a bus that picks you up. Good eating at the special stands set up.

Thank thedirtydozen
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saratoga is a special place no matter what but the Race Course is obviously a big draw for many! First time we visited Saratoga four yours ago was opening day. Quite without realizing we’d booked a long weekend getaway for the busiest time of the...More

Thank SpanishTroubadour
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We have not been too many race courses. Experience at this race course was very good. People were relaxed, friendly and there were no lineups for betting. We enjoyed our afternoon and evening at the race course.

Thank happy460
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Upset with TripAdvisor and Saratoga race course. TA shows this venue is "open now" with hours 9 am - 8 pm. The reality is when the race meet ends this track is shuttered, no access. This would have been handy information before a two hour...More

1  Thank Roger H
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ldr m
11 October 2017|
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Response from happy460 | Reviewed this property |
Have not heard of tent dining/ding. Best option is to call racetrack at +1 718-641-4700
ldr m
11 October 2017|
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Response from Julie B | Reviewed this property |
The oldest thoroughbred race track are Saratoga, followed by Pimlico, a track in New Orleans, and Churchill Down.
15 August 2017|
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Response from Stephen M | Reviewed this property |
First I'll just say that I wish you luck with that. The gates will open at like 730am for the "picnic table dash" so I'd suggest you get there before then. I know people that will line up at the gate at 530am.