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Saratoga Race Course

#1 of 48 things to do in Saratoga Springs Features Animals
267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
+1 518-584-6200
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great day

it was exciting and fun opening day crowded and the track is old and in great condition. a must... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Kathryn V
via mobile
Opening weekend fun

We love going to the track especially for opening weekend. Everyone is so friendly and we love the... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Agnes S
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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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267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
+1 518-584-6200
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

it was exciting and fun opening day crowded and the track is old and in great condition. a must see if you visit saratoga

Thank Kathryn V
Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

We love going to the track especially for opening weekend. Everyone is so friendly and we love the club house. Try out shake shack and the fries place right next to it. Best place to hangout is the bar right in front, there are betting...More

Thank Agnes S
Reviewed 1 week ago

Been here for the season in August when it's crowded but lots of fun. Good place to visit off season for the beauty of it.

Thank msnanalou
Reviewed 1 week ago

Races are fun I find that its easiest to show up late and bet on a few races and then leave early. Lots of people camp out for the day making longer lines when it first opens and closes. My favorite thing is to go...More

Thank bkct1
Reviewed 1 week ago

The Race course is always the best. A beautiful place with a lot going on. From watching practice early in the morning to a track tour and the Races themselves. Can get a little pricey but don't let it stop you. It always has special...More

Thank Jfotogiz1
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited in June when the only action consisted of the trotters who race near the casino. That was well worth the trip. The races go off about every 15-20 minutes and last a full two minutes. Betting is easy and if you just want...More

1  Thank JeffinNJ
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Even if you don't catch a race the town is worth stopping over. Great cafes, shops and little B&B's for an overnighter

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I loved it here so much!!! It is such a great place for children and families!!! Great for people watching as well!!

Thank Loislois1234
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The latest being 2015 Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, who lost the 2016 Travers Stakes (aka the Midsummer Derby) to somewhat of a long shot named Keen Ice a mere 8 weeks after crossing first at the Belmont finishing line. Named after William Travers, one...More

Thank Paul R
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Had a surprisingly good time at the course today. Took the tour which provided a great amount of history. Highly recommend.

Thank Rob W
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19 July 2017|
Response from OK2SWFL2CHI | Reviewed this property |
I would google the seating chart. Everyone stands as they head towards the finish line so I bet your seats will be great!
15 July 2017|
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Response from napngs | Reviewed this property |
Based on my experience, I think the most convenient and least expensive parking options are near the finish line gate on the Nelson Ave side of the track. There are plenty of parking lots within three blocks priced on the... More
1 July 2017|
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Response from napngs | Reviewed this property |
Men must wear a sport coat. My observation is that women wear dresses. This can be to look nice, keep cool on a hot afternoon, and to be ready to go to dinner or out on the town without changing.