Saratoga Race Track Calendar, Special Events, and Giveaways!

Saratoga Track Schedule Giveaways and Special EventsThe 2016 Saratoga Race Course season runs from July 22nd to September 5th. While your typical day at the track can often be packed with good times just on its own – there are plenty of special events that you may not have known about!

Saratoga Racing Calendar

There’s a couple of important notes about the calendar. The track does not have live racing on Tuesdays and the gate does not open at the same time every day. Gate Open Times:

Weekdays – 11:00 a.m.

Weekends – 10:30 a.m.

Travers Day – 7:00 a.m.

See the full calendar!

Special Events

Four of the most well-known events are on Saturdays. These are

Saturday, August 6th, 2016 – The $1.25 Million Whitney

Saturday, August 20th, 2016 – Alabama Stakes

Saturday, August 27th, 2016 – The $1.25 Million Travers / Annual Saratoga Bridges Day

Saturday, September 3rd, 2016 – Woodward Day

Taste NY: Cider, Wine, & Spirits events are on Thursday, Taste NY: Craft Beer events are on Fridays, and Taste NY: Food & Artisans are on Sundays! Taste NY is an initiative that focuses on high-quality and local NY food and beverage products.

Another event that’s sure to be a great time is the Final Stretch Music Festival Weekend (Sat, Sep 3rd to Sun, Sep 4th). Final Stretch marks the last weekend of the Saratoga Springs track season – after the races, the streets are filled with live music.

See the full list of special events!

Giveaways

Saratoga Race Track giveaways are typically on Sunday or Monday.

Sunday, July 24, 2016 – Saratoga Baseball Cap

Monday, August 1, 2016 – Saratoga Duffle Bag

Monday, August 15, 2016 – Saratoga Beach Towel

Sunday, September 4, 2016 – Saratoga Long Sleeve Pullover

See the photos of giveaway items!