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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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Beautiful Race Course in old style setting

So much fun. A dollar bet is all u need then watch and hope. Breakfast at the track and backlot... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Saratoga Springs, New York
via mobile
Saratoga Race Course

Love it. Labor Day is fun for kids. It is closing day. The track is like a time warp. Something... read more

Reviewed 1 December 2017
Shawn R
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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 3 weeks ago via mobile

So much fun. A dollar bet is all u need then watch and hope. Breakfast at the track and backlot tour should not be missed. Special days like hat day or special give away days make it extra fun.

Thank llieberman55
Reviewed 1 December 2017

Love it. Labor Day is fun for kids. It is closing day. The track is like a time warp. Something from a century ago. Even if you aren't a huge horse racing fan the ambience is worth it

Thank Shawn R
Reviewed 20 November 2017

The race track is basically just a fun place to go and feel like you're experiencing an old time tradition type thing. There's a ton of people with a ton of money walking around in fancy clothes and fancy hats and paying enormous prices to...More

Thank pacispuella
Reviewed 16 November 2017 via mobile

An American icon. As much of a place to be in 2017 as it was in 1863. First time visitors on their own should go midweek as weekend crowds can daunting.

Thank wowwhatacatch
Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Being at the track in August is almost like attending a fair. Bands are playing, stands sell goods and art, and there's plenty to eat and drink. Grab a picnic table with your friends and bring your own food if you prefer. AND if you...More

Thank Snydley4
Reviewed 9 November 2017 via mobile

nothing like a day at the track ... it's all good ... atmosphere, friends, good food and drink ... am occasional bet.

Thank Bruce J
Reviewed 16 October 2017 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 13 October 2017

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 7 October 2017

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 6 October 2017 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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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.