Saratoga to Celebrate Final Friday of Meet With Premium Giveaway

September 1, 2022

Saturday’s first post moved to 12:05 p.m. with gates opening at 10:30 a.m.


The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) will distribute the final premium giveaway of the season as part of Fan Appreciation Week at Saratoga Race Course on Friday, September 2: a mini umbrella presented by NYRA Bets. The umbrella is red and white and features the traditional red Saratoga and black NYRA Bets logos. It is free with paid admission, while supplies last.

Additionally, fans can enjoy free ice cream from Stewart’s Shops on Friday beginning at 1 p.m. Complimentary scoops will be available adjacent to the clubhouse/grandstand exchange on a first come, first served basis, while supplies last.

Saturday, September 3 will now feature 13 races. As a result, first post will be 12:05 p.m. with admission gates to open at 10:30 a.m. on the final Saturday of the summer meet. 

First post time on Sunday, September 4 and Labor Day, Monday, September 5, will be 12:35 p.m. Gates will open at 11 a.m.


All fans with their paid admission on Friday will receive a coupon for the NYRA Bets mini umbrella, while supplies last. Season ticket and season pass holders are not guaranteed a giveaway. Fans must present a coupon at designated locations on track to receive the complimentary item.

The summer meet at Saratoga Race Course concludes on Labor Day, Monday, September 5.

For more information about Fan Appreciation Week, visit

NYRA Press Office

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