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Travers Day

The 150th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers will be the centerpiece of a supercharged Travers Day. Joining the Mid-Summer Derby for 3-year-olds will be five other Grade 1 stakes: the $850,000 Sword Dancer Invitational at 1 ½ miles on the turf, the $500,000 Ketel One Ballerina for filly and mare sprinters, the $600,000 Forego at seven furlongs, the $500,000 H. Allen Jerkens Memorial presented by Runhappy for 3-year-olds at seven furlongs, and the $700,000 Personal Ensign presented by Lia Infiniti for fillies and mares going 1 1/8 miles. Rounding out the blockbuster card is the Grade 2, $400,000 Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa for turf fillies and mares. 

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Purchase general admission to the Runhappy Travers in advance for $10 or $15 on Travers Day!

Fashion Saturdays
Showcasing the tradition of style in thoroughbred racing, Fashion Saturdays will feature women's and men's fashion apparel from local retailers such as The Pink Paddock, Miss Scarlett Boutique and The National, as well as a selection of home décor and jewelry items. Guests can stop by the Coca-Cola Saratoga Pavilion every Saturday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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Today's Stakes Races Full Schedule
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Today's Stakes Races Full Schedule
Sword Dancer (BC)
$850,000 1 1/2 4&UP
Runhappy Travers
$1,250,000 1 1/4 3YO
Ketel One Ballerina (BC)
$500,000 7 Furlongs F&M 3&UP
Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa
$400,000 1 1/16 F&M 3&UP
Forego presented by Encore Boston Harbor
$600,000 7 Furlongs 3&UP
Personal Ensign Presented by Lia Infiniti (BC)
$700,000 1 1/8 F&M 3&UP
H. Allen Jerkens Memorial presented by Runhappy
$500,000 7 Furlongs 3YO
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