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Saratoga Race Course

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Great Day at the Races!

We went to bring my son to school Labor Day weekend, so spent a day at the races! It was a lot of... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Thomas J
Must visit once a summer

The Saratoga race track for thoroughbred horses is a historic landmark. Open since 1863 , Saratoga... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
Princeton, New Jersey
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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.
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267 Union Ave, Saratoga Springs, NY 12866-3553
+1 518-584-6200
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We went to bring my son to school Labor Day weekend, so spent a day at the races! It was a lot of fun. It was crowded, but not overwhelming. We sat in the picnic area near where the jockeys and horses came out, so...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Thomas J
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

The Saratoga race track for thoroughbred horses is a historic landmark. Open since 1863 , Saratoga springs was also a key battle in the American revolution!

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 12 February 2019

All kinds of people find their place at the Race track. Great History, records are made and broken. Come for breakfast and watch the horses practice. Stay for he day.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Nancy J
Reviewed 19 December 2018

I adventure to Saratoga every summer. We actually book our accommodation in January/February. Suggest if you have a big group and plan to send a more than 5 days you get a house. This way you can eat breakfast and pack a cooler for the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ellenfam
Reviewed 5 December 2018

There's not much I can say that people who've been there don't already know, but for those who haven't been to Saratoga, you don't realize how historic and beautiful this place really is for horse racing fans. The first time I visited this historic track...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Karl D
Reviewed 6 November 2018

We sat along the fence where the jockeys ride the horses to the track and then watched the races on a big screen. The two things that would have made it nicer were a bathroom in a closer location and grass or a wooden patio...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 1 November 2018

Fun place to visit. The race track and surroundings are just beautiful. Grounds are so well maintained. Concessions are a little pricey but that's to be expected. Overall a very good experience

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed 27 October 2018 via mobile

One of America's oldest race tracks. So much charm and picturesque atmosphere. A must visit during the season.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Bob M
Reviewed 12 October 2018

I've been going to "The Track" since I was a child and still find it exhilarating. There's no where more interesting to people watch and no race track where you can get closer to the horses and watch them parade to the post like you...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Barbara Q
Reviewed 6 October 2018

The race track has been ruined by all the commercial industry that they have put into the historical venue. We paid for tickets for "the Stretch". The seats were good, but the price was way too high for the card filled days. We could not...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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18 August 2018|
Response from 917JohnB269 | Reviewed this property |
I have seen coolers on wheels, strollers and carts so I am assuming a small wagon would be allowed.
17 August 2018|
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Response from R5681SOwalterm | Reviewed this property |
Gates open at 11:00, first race is at 1:00