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The Historic Saratoga Race Course


Since the Spa City’s first organized race meet in 1863, Saratoga Race Course has welcomed champion thoroughbreds, renowned trainers, celebrated jockeys and famed horsemen – making it one of the nation’s most beloved destinations. Its character, elegance and charm have been impeccably preserved in tribute to its Victorian Era roots and its beauty and tranquility have transcended generations. 

One of the nation’s top 10 sports venues, according to Sports Illustrated magazine, Saratoga Race Course is known as “the summer place to be.” Each year, hundreds of thousands of fans travel to Saratoga Race Course to experience its special combination of sophistication, glamour and family fun. From picnics and lawn games in the backyard to stylish hats and champagne in the clubhouse, Saratoga Race Course truly offers something for everyone to enjoy.