Final Week of Saratoga Racetrack Promotions

Saratoga Racetrack Promotions post Travers

COLLEGE & ALUMNI DAY: Wednesday, August 29
This year’s College Day will invite college students and alumni to enjoy an afternoon at the Spa. The Coca-Cola Saratoga Pavilion will feature an array of special activities and giveaways for guests.

FAN APPRECIATION WEEK: Wednesday, August 29 – Monday, September 3
NYRA will thank its fans with a series of special events, activities and offers during closing week of the 2018 season at Saratoga Race Course.

CLOSING DAY: Monday, September 3
The 2018 meet will come to a close with the traditional final feature race, the 114thrunning of the Grade 1, $350,000 Hopeful for 2-year-olds, which affords racing fans a preview of potential standouts in next year’s Triple Crown series and Travers.

Season ticket plans, weekly ticket plans, single-day reserved seats, premium reserved seats in The Stretch, reserved tables in the Miller Lite Picnic Paddock and the Fourstardave Sports Bar, dining and group hospitality are currently on sale and available for purchase at

Good to know for future Saratoga racetrack meets – season admission passes may be purchased online at in-person at more than 150 Stewart’s Shops locations throughout the Capital Region. A season pass provides fans with admission to 40 days of world-class thoroughbred racing at Saratoga Race Course, including the Grade 1 Travers on Saturday, August 25 and the Grade 1 Whitney on Saturday, August 4. The cost of a 2018 Grandstand season pass is $40; a Clubhouse season pass is $65. Season passes do not include reserved seating and are valid for one admission.

Single-day Grandstand admission is $5 and Clubhouse admission is $8 for guests who purchase their tickets prior to the day of the event. Single-day Grandstand admission is $7 and Clubhouse admission is $10 when purchased at the gate.

If you are in the upstate NY area, take advantage of the Saratoga racetrack promotions.

Source: NYRA

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