Jul 11, 2018
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Dunkin' Donuts and NYRA offer exclusive savings on premium reserve seats at The Stretch at Saratoga Race Course

by NYRA Press Office

$10 off vouchers for the newest hospitality area at Saratoga Race Course available at participating Dunkin' Donuts in the Capital Region

Dunkin' Donuts and the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) are partnering to provide extra value to racing fans with a special offer on premium reserved seats at The Stretch, the newest hospitality area at Saratoga Race Course located in the Grandstand at the Top of the Stretch.

Fans who purchase one premium reserved seat at The Stretch will save $10 on the purchase of a second reserved seat with a voucher available exclusively at participating Dunkin' Donuts restaurants throughout the greater Capital Region. The offer is valid for premium reserved seats at The Stretch on weekdays at Saratoga Race Course (excluding Fridays). No purchase is necessary to receive the voucher; available while supplies last.

The Stretch will offer racing fans exclusive access to a full-service bar, kitchen and concessions, high-definition televisions and video screens, special events, and private restrooms. Guests will also enjoy a relaxed dress code at The Stretch.

"Dunkin' Donuts is honored to be a longtime partner of Saratoga Race Course, and we are excited to bring this fantastic opportunity to our guests," said Dunkin' Donuts Integrated Marketing Manager Eric Stensland. "Saratoga Race Course is the summer place to be and we encourage all racing fans to experience the excitement of The Stretch by taking advantage of the savings voucher available at Dunkin' Donuts this season." 

To receive the savings, fans must bring the voucher to the NYRA Box Office at Saratoga Race Course located at Gate A on Union Avenue. Seats are based on available inventory. Offer is not valid with any other discounts and expires September 3, 2018.

In addition to serving as the sponsor of the early and late Daily Double at Saratoga Race Course, Dunkin' Donuts will donate one pound of coffee to the Backstretch Employee Service Team for each win by the leading owner, trainer and jockey of the 2018 season. The donation will take place on the final day of the Saratoga season, Monday, September 3.

The 2018 meet at historic Saratoga Race Course, which includes 69 stakes worth $18.8 million in purses, will run from Friday, July 20, through Labor Day, Monday, September 3. After opening weekend, racing will be conducted six days a week, Wednesdays through Mondays. For more information about Saratoga Race Course, visit NYRA.com/Saratoga. 

About Dunkin' Donuts

Founded in 1950, Dunkin' Donuts is America's favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin' Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin' Donuts has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 12 years running. The company has more than 12,500 restaurants in 46 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin' Donuts is part of the Dunkin' Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit www.DunkinDonuts.com.

About the New York Racing Association (NYRA):

The New York Racing Association Inc., (NYRA) holds the exclusive franchise to conduct thoroughbred racing at Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course. NYRA tracks are the cornerstone of New York State's thoroughbred industry, which is responsible for 19,000 jobs and more than $3 billion in annual economic impact to New York State.

Over the course of 225 days of live racing in 2017, NYRA generated $2.2 billion in all-sources wagering handle with paid attendance exceeding 1.7 million. While staging just over 5 percent of all races run in the United States in 2017, wagering on NYRA's races again accounted for more than 20 percent of all monies bet on thoroughbred racing in the United States.

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