Trainers often start pointing their top horses toward the Travers by running them in the early weeks of the Saratoga meet, in either the Jim Dandy or the Whitney. The Travers is the highlight in a Summer full of highlights at Saratoga Race Course.
Here are some Travers “fun” facts to help get you ready for this year’s race, the 150th edition of “The Mid-Summer Derby,” to be held on Saturday, August 24. And don't forget to reserve your spot - Reserved seats for the 150th running of the Runhappy Travers on Saturday, August 24 are available exclusively through the purchase of either a weekly or season ticket plan.
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