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Saratoga Race Course, Saratoga Springs

(4.5/5 based on 1,300+ reviews on the web)
Dress up, put on a hat, have a picnic, and watch a horse race at Saratoga Race Course. This vintage course has been in use since 1863, and it’s one of the oldest sporting venues in the United States. Aside from the raceway and casino, there is a tasting club and a golf club for entertainment between the races. The yearly racing season lasts 40 days and traditionally ends on Labor Day. Using our online itinerary creator, Saratoga Springs attractions like Saratoga Race Course can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • I used to come here all the time as a kid with my grandmother. I was always in love with horses and we used to stay with my grandma in Galway for a few weeks every summer and she would bring us here m...  more »
  • Great for everyone! Beautiful! Visit historic Saratoga Race Course for great food, entertainment, history and horses! This is one of my favorite places on earth! Love, Love,Love it! 
  • We went to track last July It was very enjoyable We brought grandchildren They had a great day Racing was very good We will be back next July 
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  • This is a beautiful old racetrack. It gets very busy during racing season. So much so that homeowners charge for parking on there lawns. During a race you will see everyone is dressed in their finest. Adults and children alike will enjoy a day at the races here whether dining, drinking, or watching the ponies run.
  • Saratoga Racetrack was a great deal of fun and excitement for the entire family. As non-bettors we were still able to enjoy the races, see the horses up close and watch as other spectators stressed over picking winners. On the Sunday we attended, there was a Taste of New York pavilion, as well as local artisans exhibiting thier crafts. The food wasn't as great or healthy as we had hoped, but there were a few Saratoga Springs staples and a few high-end food trucks. There's also plenty of live music and cold beer through the the facility. Absolutely worth the inexpensive entrance fee and overall experience.
  • My first trip to Saratoga race course was in 2012. We went to enjoy Traverse day and it was a great thill. It is a summer delight for ease goers and pomp and show all over the place. Beautiful ease course any one can enjoy. It is totally a family atmosphere. Since then I went couple of times. Next summer don't forget to idiot Saratoga Race course!
  • Went to the track for the annual Harvest Festival. Facilities are well kept and the event was fun. The opening act Rich Ortiz was awesome. The guy is definitely a one man band. Then the dueling pianos from shake rattle and roll came on and you almost had to put earplugs in. Someone gave them $10 to stop playing one of their songs they were so awful. The event could be a hit if they got better entertainment but the beer was worth it.
  • Just love it here. A sprawling campus of horse racing and non-horse racing attractions. It's beautiful, well maintained, and a good value at only five dollars entry fee. Tip: pay the extra $3 for the Clubhouse! Better food available there!