Saratoga Opens July 11th. 2019 Schedule for Saratoga Race Course

Did you know that Saratoga Race Course opens much earlier this year to account for a new, shorter 5-day race week?  Opening day occurs before Del Mar with the upstate New York track opening July 11, 2019.

The 2019 Saratoga Racing Meet begins on July 11 with an Opening Day Celebration, and concludes on September 2. Saratoga Race Course is full of excitement and special events all season long, so get in on the action!

NOTE: The schedule below is subject to change. Please contact the New York Racing Association with any questions.

Week 1

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