Saratoga Race Course

Since 1863, the Saratoga Race Course has welcomed thousands of spectators every year for the 40-day horseracing season, highlighted by the Summer Stakes, which includes the famous Whitney Stakes and Travers Stakes.

The Saratoga Race Course is a major landmark and staple of all of Saratoga Springs. Experience amazing food, great atmosphere, and betting galore as the racecourse hosts around ten races per day over the summer. Some of the world’s best thoroughbreds race at Saratoga, so don’t miss out on this world-famous racing location!

Saratoga Race Track

And they’re off! | Photo Courtesy of Saratoga Springs


There are two main general admission ticket options available during the season. Visitors can choose between tickets for the Clubhouse or Grandstand. The former is $10, while the latter costs $7. However, on Travers Day, Clubhouse tickets are $30, and Grandstand tickets are $20. Buy tickets for the Saratoga Race Course here.

1863 Club

When you think of Saratoga Springs, the Saratoga Race Course is what usually comes to mind. This major attraction in the Adirondacks is an enjoyable experience no matter your age. One of the greatest aspects of the Saratoga Race Course is that there is so much more than just racing. At the race track, you can visit the 1863 Club. The 1863 Club is home to The Rail, which allows up to parties of 6 to reserve an outside table next to the horse path. The Rail is a large buffet-style restaurant that seats up to 500 guests at a time. Also at the 1863 Club are the Founders Room, Legends Hall and luxury suites with picturesque views.

Planning a weekend getaway in Saratoga Springs? There’s plenty of fun attractions and things to do in the area. Click here to learn more about spending your weekend in Saratoga Springs.

“You will always have fun when you visit one of the most beautiful racetracks in not just America but world wide.”

—Layla G., TripAdvisor

Take Amtrak to Saratoga Race Course

Enjoy a day of horse racing from New York via Amtrak to Saratoga Springs Station in Saratoga Springs—Don’t forget to use the New York By Rail 15% discount!

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