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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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Nostalgia overload!

What an awesome facility! You feel like you just shot back in time walking around the grounds. Huge... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Sam B
via mobile
Saratoga Racetrack, a summer must-do

Visit to Saratoga Racetrack is like stepping back in time, with all the modern amenities. Racing... read more

Reviewed 4 days ago
kimmerhusa
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Atlanta, Georgia
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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%
Travellers talk about
“picnic area” (77 reviews)
“betting windows” (34 reviews)
“people watching” (69 reviews)
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LOCATION
267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
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+1 518-584-6200
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"picnic area"
in 77 reviews
"betting windows"
in 34 reviews
"people watching"
in 69 reviews
"grandstand seats"
in 25 reviews
"bring your own"
in 78 reviews
"backstretch tour"
in 20 reviews
"finish line"
in 45 reviews
"summer place"
in 43 reviews
"general admission"
in 34 reviews
"shake shack"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful horses"
in 24 reviews
"plenty of food"
in 20 reviews
"dress code"
in 20 reviews
"labor day"
in 34 reviews
"food vendors"
in 24 reviews
"racing fan"
in 39 reviews
"fun experience"
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Reviewed 3 days ago 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
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Reviewed 4 days ago

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
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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

Thank rl8587
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Reviewed 11 March 2018

old and worn but try to appreciate it from a historical perspective. Can be expensive to try and gain luxury box seats, but picnic area, grandstand, and some clubhouse seats affordable.

Thank James K
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

This is my favorite racetrack by far! The feel you get upon walking through the gates is hard to compare to any other track I've been to. This is the history of horse racing! Take the time to tour the entire property.

1  Thank seeing-things
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Reviewed 5 March 2018

My grandparents have brought me here since I was a little kid and its one of the most amazing places I've ever been. Everything about it is beautiful and well kept. The architecture is absolutely amazing and the races are too.

Thank Owen D
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

Typical race track dishes and done very well. Prices are reasonable. You can get service from some seats.

Thank Gibbygold
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Reviewed 3 March 2018

The track is more than just betting. If done right, it can be a very fun time with a group of people. Watching the jockeys bring out the horses, looking to see which horse is ready to race, betting something small on a few horses,...More

Thank Allan R
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Reviewed 2 March 2018

Always have to go to the race meet in August. Beautiful track. Exceptional quality of thoroughbreds competing. Good food venues.

Thank minutello5
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Reviewed 15 February 2018

A beautiful track with lots of history. Whether you sit on the lawn and bring your own seats,food and beverages or sit in the stands, it is a great time.

Thank W2608DJbrians
This review is the subjective opinion of a TripAdvisor member and not of TripAdvisor LLC
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26 April 2018|
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Response from W2608DJbrians | Reviewed this property |
The Travers brings large crowds but it is all good. Saratoga is set up for large crowds so the downtown area is never over crowded. Travers weekend is a great time to come to Saratoga because the excitement of the race... More
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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
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ldr m
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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.
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