Enjoy the thrill and excitement of historic Saratoga Race Course at The Stretch, located in the Grandstand at the Top of The Stretch. The Stretch, the all-new exclusive, private hospitality area features modern and upscale amenities not available anywhere else on track including;
All this, in a casual atmosphere with sweeping views of thoroughbreds rounding the final turn and entering the homestretch. The Stretch is the newest must-experience area at Saratoga!
Select your Saratoga Stretch seating below for more information, or keep scrolling to view all Seating and Hospitality options.
*Please note there is no outside food or beverage or coolers allowed in The Stretch with the exception of on-track vendors.*
Seats so close you can feel the earth shake as the horses come to the top of the stretch in these premium reserved seats! With spectacular views of track and great benefits including food and beverage delivery service to your seats, you won’t miss a moment of the great action in Saratoga this summer.
A limited number of Standing Room Only tickets are available for purchase over the phone at 844-NYRA-TIX or at the check-in desk at The Stretch (while supplies last).
Please use this information to plan your day in Saratoga's newest area!
Fans with tickets to The Stretch may enter the area from gates open to one hour after the last race.
Leave the jacket and tie at home! Keep it casual and bring your best casual style. You'll want everyone to know you're on your way to the newest hot spot at The Spa. Of course, shoes and shirts are required at all times.
If you received a parking pass with your season purchase, your spot is accessible through the Rec Hall Lot off Union Ave. Take Exit 14 on I-87 North and heading towards the track on Union Ave, go through the first light (Henning Rd) and proceed for another 1/4 mile. The Rec Hall parking entrance will be on your right-hand side. Once you've turned in, The Stretch parking signage will direct you to turn left and then left again to enter the designated area.
For all others, parking is located around the facility at various rates. Please refer to our general parking information.
Entry to Saratoga Race Course & The Stretch
Please refer to this map. Enter through Gate A/Box Office. Follow the pathway denoted by the red and white trelis. Take the staircase or elevator to the 2nd floor grandstand and follow signs for The Stretch in the grandstand at the Top of the Stretch.
Food & Beverage
Guests are reminded that, excluding track vendors, there is no outside food or beverage or coolers allowed in The Stretch.
This menu will be available daily at the concessions area and in your seats via mobile tablet ordering or through a food service attendant. To discuss menu customizations in advance of your event, please contact Karissa Natale.
Guests in The Stretch will have access to a free and private WiFi connection.
Whether hanging out with friends and co-workers or entertaining clients, The Stretch boxes are the perfect way to enjoy Saratoga! Featuring three different styles with seating ranging from 4-12 people in each, these seats are a must-have for the 2018 race meet.
With seating for eight (8) this two-tiered box offers seating for four (4) at a half moon table in the upper level and ample space for guests to mingle and cheer on their horses in the lower tier. Each eight (8) person box contains four (4) mounted touchscreen tablets.
Kick back and relax, until the race starts of course, in our comfortable lounge boxes with seating for four (4) to twelve (12) guests. Currently the popular choice in many sports facilities for its social nature, these boxes feature plush bench style seating and are a great combination of casual elegance and comfort. Each box contains mounted touchscreen tablets that can be shifted for optimum usage.
We know one size doesn’t fit all and our new Flex Boxes offer a supremely flexible experience for you and your guests. Each 12-seat box contains six (6) mounted touchscreen tablets along with three tables and chairs for four (4) guests that can be removed to accommodate your needs. So, whether you are entertaining clients or hanging out with friends, YOU can customize your experience in these boxes, while enjoying sweeping views of the final turn.
Take advantage of a unique, elevated view of the track at one of our three dining tiers including; reserved bar seating, middle tier dining tables with seating for 6-8 people and a lower dining tier with half-moon tables with seating for 4 people.
Be the first to experience our newly imagined menus, only available within The Stretch! Let us cater to all your needs so you focus on what really matters – making memories and winning bets!
Hang with friends in the most exclusive bar on the track! Enjoy great cocktails and food while cheering on your horse as he, or she, makes the break for the finish line from your exclusive bar seat with your own mounted touchscreen tablet.
Gambling Problems? The New York Racing Association encourages responsible wagering. If gambling is a problem for you or someone you care about, help is available 24 hours a day. Call toll-free 1-877-8-HOPE-NY