Single-day tickets to Saratoga Race Course on sale beginning May 10
by Pat McKenna and Mark Bardack
The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that single-day tickets for reserved seats in the Clubhouse, Grandstand and Cutwater Stretch at Saratoga Race Course will go on sale to the general public beginning Wednesday, May 10.
The Clubhouse and Grandstand offer racing fans traditional open-air seating and access to some of Saratoga Race Course’s best views. At the Top of the Stretch, the Cutwater Stretch, a private hospitality area presented by Cutwater Spirits, offers modern and upscale amenities such as a full-service bar, kitchen, concessions, high-definition televisions and private restrooms in a casual environment with outstanding views of the final turn.
Single-day tickets for reserved tables in the Miller Time Fourstardave Sports Bar, the Pick Six Vodka Picnic Paddock and Tailgate at the Turn will be available for purchase beginning Wednesday, May 17.
All tickets can be purchased through Ticketmaster.com.
The Miller Time Fourstardave Sports Bar, named in honor of the 1991 New York-bred Horse of the Year who famously won a race at Saratoga eight consecutive years, includes more than 80 tables and 60 flat-screen televisions, popular food vendors and an extensive beer, wine and spirits selection. Tables accommodate two, four and six guests. There is a $10 food and beverage minimum per person.
The Pick Six Vodka Picnic Paddock features more than 100 tables located adjacent to the historic saddling paddock. Tables are available with paid reservation and accommodate up to six guests. The Pick Six Picnic Paddock is presented by Saratoga-based Pick Six Vodka.
The Tailgate at the Turn is a drive-up picnic area that welcomes fans to experience a day at the races from a unique vantage point overlooking the first turn. Guests are invited to bring their own picnic fare or visit track concession stands. There are sixteen sections available, each accommodating up to six people per party.
Fans can also purchase reserved lounge seating by the day in the Chandon Garden Spritz Lounges, located within the Railbirds section along the perimeter of the 1863 Club. Following a successful introduction in 2022, these private trackside lounges are back for a second season and include access to a shared buffet within the Rail at the 1863 Club, dedicated drink service, one bottle of Moët and one bottle of Chandon Garden Spritz. Accommodations include two four-seat lounges, a six-seat lounge and an eight-seat lounge. Chandon Garden Spritz Lounge seating is presented by Moët Hennessy.
Highlighted by the 154th renewal of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers on August 26 and the 95th running of the Grade 1, $1 million Whitney on August 5, the 2023 summer meet at historic Saratoga Race Course will open on Thursday, July 13 and continue through Monday, September 4.
Following the four-day opening weekend, racing will be conducted five days a week, Wednesdays through Sundays, apart from the final week, when the meet will conclude on Labor Day.
For more information about Saratoga Race Course, visit NYRA.com/Saratoga.