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Saratoga Race Course

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Address: 267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
Phone Number: +1 518-584-6200
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09:00 - 18:00
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Sun 09:00 - 18:00
Mon - Fri 09:00 - 21:00
Sat 09:00 - 20:00
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This famed 350-acre racetrack features thoroughbred horseracing during its...

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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This was fun to see. We watched a couple of races. It was free to watch, betting is not required to watch. I love watching the horses and listening to them trot by the stands... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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West Richland, Washington
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Lake George, New York, United States
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

If you're looking to hobnob with America's upper-crust, wearing bonnets and sipping juleps in the shade, this is NOT the place to go. On the other hand, if you've got a dirty tank-top undershirt, cut off camouflage shorts and a hankering to bet your last dollar on a horse, you'll find plenty of companionship. Pack a picnic lunch and scramble... More 

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West Richland, Washington
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This was fun to see. We watched a couple of races. It was free to watch, betting is not required to watch. I love watching the horses and listening to them trot by the stands. There is a casino adjacent to the horse racing.

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BeachBum722
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Whether you bet on the horses or not, beautiful historic Saratoga Race Track is a great place to spend the day! Pack a picnic and grab a table in the "backyard".

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Hyattsville, Maryland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This is a special place where people come together to enjoy racing, summer, tradition, food, beautiful thoroughbreds and fun. For a few weeks each year the park is filed with music and the shouts that accompany encouraging your horse to cross the finish line first. Not to be missed. Fun for all ages, families and friends.

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Thank wetired
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great place to just have fun for a day, and maybe make a few dollars. The best horses,jockeys,owners, and fans in the world. Atmosphere is beyond words. Everyone dressed up, or you can go casual. Dining may be top notch or a hot dog. This place is for kids or old people. Just a place for all to gave fun.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Visited Saratoga with family for a wedding. We went to the track for breakfast one morning, which was a perfect way to see the grounds and a few horses warming up in the morning with my 2 year old nephew and 4 year old niece. I've been before to watch the races, which is always fun but crowded. Going in... More 

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Glenville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Well worth the table fee. Enjoyed a great lunch and an afternoon of races We have always say out back on a picnic table but decided to try the clubhouse dinning. Well worth it!, great seats, great food no betting lines. Had your own monitor at the table

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Gloversville, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Go early enough to watch the horses workout. If you wish, there is a place to eat breakfast. It is good.

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Montreal, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From Montreal , we never experienced anything like this , first off people let you park on their lawns nearby ... then crowds of people going to races and picnic ... it was a perfect spot !!! Getting in is next to nothing $ .. and pick a spot next to the pre race circle , beautiful beasts are paraded... More 

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Saratoga Springs, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The Saratoga Race Course is so much fun. Whether you sit in the picnic table area with a group or get seats in the Clubhouse. There's also music at the track as well as many different food choices.

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