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The Race Course in Saratoga sees big names both in the grandstands and coming out of the starting gate. Don't be intimidated - you can be a part of all the excitement in a place where beginner's luck is just as important as seasoned advice. The 2023 Saratoga meet begins Thursday, July 13 and concludes Monday, September 4. Please note that during the 2023 meet, the track will be dark on both Mondays and Tuesdays, except for closing weekend.‚Äč

  • Gates open at 11 a.m. every day of the 2023 summer meet, with the exception of Travers Day when gates open at 7 a.m.
  • First post time is 1:10 p.m. every racing day with the following exceptions:
    • 11:40 a.m. on Travers Day (August 26)
    • 12:35 p.m. on Whitney Day (August 5)
    • 12:40 p.m. on September 2 - 4

Admission tickets are sold at the gate upon entry into the track or in advance through Ticketmaster.

  • 2023 Admission (Single Rate for Grandstand and Clubhouse Access): $7 In Advance and $10 Day Of
  • 2023 Travers Day Admission: $25 In Advance and $30 Day Of

For information during the Saratoga meet, please call (518) 584-6200.

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