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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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Saratoga Race Course

A beautiful track with lots of history. Whether you sit on the lawn and bring your own seats,food... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
W2608DJbrians
Great day at the track,people watch

Reserve picnic tables,bring chairs and cooler and make it a day.you don't need to be a gambler to... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
delberto2015
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Saratoga Springs, New York
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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” (76 reviews)
“betting windows” (34 reviews)
“people watching” (69 reviews)
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267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
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"picnic area"
in 76 reviews
"betting windows"
in 34 reviews
"people watching"
in 69 reviews
"grandstand seats"
in 25 reviews
"backstretch tour"
in 20 reviews
"bring your own"
in 76 reviews
"finish line"
in 45 reviews
"summer place"
in 43 reviews
"general admission"
in 34 reviews
"shake shack"
in 17 reviews
"beautiful track"
in 29 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 22 reviews
"fun experience"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Reserve picnic tables,bring chairs and cooler and make it a day.you don't need to be a gambler to enjoy the horses.plenty of vendors from hotdogs to full lunch on the clubhouse veranda,beautiful.

Thank delberto2015
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Saratoga is a historic and beautiful race track for Thoroughbreds. It's always an enjoyable day spent at this classy track!

Thank Rachel L
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Enjoy this historic race course and experience thoroughbred racing at its finest. Beautiful grounds coupled with a warm community make this a must for horse racing enthusiasts as well as anyone who enjoys horses and a celebratory atmosphere.

Thank Antoinetta B
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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.
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sarasprings2017
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.
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