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The Hunt for History and Horses at Saratoga Race Course on Sept. 24

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present a unique and family-friendly scavenger hunt called the Hunt for History and Horses at 10 a.m. on Saturday, Sept. 24 at Saratoga Race Course. Teams will tour locations on the historic Saratoga grounds, while learning about history of thoroughbred racing and its connection to Saratoga Springs.

 

Following the scavenger hunt, there will be pony rides, a petting zoo, crafts, refreshments and authentic jockey silks for children to try on and various other fall family activities. The event will take place from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. followed by free admission to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame all day. The cost to participate in the Hunt for History and Horses is $5 per person and children age 5 and under are free.

 

To register your team (a maximum of six people) or for more information, please call (518) 584-0400 ext. 109 or email nmrmembers@racingmuseum.net.

 

The Hunt for History and Horses Schedule of events,
Sept. 24 at Saratoga Race Course:

 

9:30 a.m. to 9:55 a.m. — registration and check-in

9:55 a.m. to 10 a.m. — call to the post

10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. — scavenger hunt

11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. — family activities, including petting zoo, pony rides, refreshments

10 a.m. to 4 p.m. — free admission to the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame