The 2018 Saratoga Racing Meet runs from July 20 to September 3. During the racing season, the track is open every day except Tuesday, when there is no racing.
Highlights of the season include:
- Weekdays: 11:00 am
- Weekends: 10:30 am
- Travers Day: 7:00 am
- CLOSED on Tuesdays
- First post is 1:00 pm.
- Admission tickets are sold in advance and at the gate. General & Grandstand admission (Grandstand entrances on Union and Nelson Avenues) is $5 in advance and $7 at the gate. Clubhouse admission (Nelson Avenue only) is $8 in advance and $10 at the gate. 2018 Travers Day admission prices are $10 for General admission/Grandstand and $25 for Clubhouse admission. Children 12 and under are free every day throughout the meet when accompanied by an adult.Note: if you pay general admission, then decide that you want to go into the Clubhouse: walk to the booth marked “Clubhouse Exchange” near the end of the building that’s closest to Nelson Avenue. You’ll pay the extra few bucks admission difference, and get your hand stamped for Clubhouse access.
- Tickets can be purchased online through Ticketmaster.com.
- Reserved seating is available online at Ticketmaster.com, by phone at 1-844-NYRA-TIX, and in-person at the Saratoga Race Course Box Office on Union Avenue.