Saratoga Preview: Two Prestigious Races Headline the Weekend

August 19, 2020

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – This weekend features two races that consistently showcase some of the best horses of the summer year after year. The $400,000 Fourstardave (G1) for top turf runners leads Saturday action and the $500,000 Diana (G1) for older fillies and mares headlines Sunday’s card.

TV Schedule

Weekly Stakes Schedule

Racing this week runs Wednesday-Sunday and features 6 stakes, 3 of which are Grade 1’s!

Wednesday: Bolton Landing

Thursday: New York Turf Writers Cup Steeplechase (G1) and Tale of the Cat

Friday: Skidmore

Saturday: Fourstardave (G1)

Got Stormy 2019 Fourstardave winner.

Sunday: Diana (G1)

Sistercharlie a repeat winner in the 2019

Live racing resumes at the Spa on Wednesday with a 12:50 pm first post and 9-race card.

Saratoga Entries for Wednesday, August 19

Saratoga Sunday Contests

Test your handicapping expertise in the next edition of the Saratoga Sunday Contest on August 23! Contests are run online and are exclusively for NYRA Bets members. Sign up today to play in the August 23 contest and earn up to a $200 deposit bonus with your first qualifying deposit.

Name a Race at Saratoga

Be a part of history and name a race at Saratoga! You’ll receive a commemorative frame, 8×10 photo of the winning horse and jockey and 5 copies of the Post Parade program showing your race. Call 844-NYRA-TIX or email to reserve your named race.

For more info

Edited News Release


Got Stormy 2019 Fourstardave winner. Credit: Susie Raisher/NYRA

Sistercharlie a repeat winner in the 2019 Diana. Credit: Elsa Lorieul/NYRA

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