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Past Events

August 14, 2019 - 10:00am

Backstretch Babies Drop-In Program: Offered for young children two years old and younger, these weekly programs during the Saratoga racing season will feature a short story or activity followed by free play with our sensory-friendly toys. When: Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. from July 10 through Aug. 28. Cost: Free with a paid adult admission.

August 10, 2019 - 9:30am

Saturday Morning Social: Join Museum staff and special guests for a casual discussion of the day’s racing action at Saratoga and other tracks throughout the country. Featuring a book signing for “The Travers: 150 Years of Saratoga’s Greatest Race” with authors Brien Bouyea and Michael Veitch. Also, “Saratoga Saturdays” handicapping with Tom Amello and Trackfacts (10:40 a.m.), as well as complimentary light refreshments and Saratoga past performances for the day’s racing card. Cost: Free admission, books available for purchase.

August 9, 2019 - 7:30pm

43rd Annual Museum Ball. Time: 7:30 p.m. to 12 a.m. Cost: By invitation only. * Please call (518) 584-0400 ext. 109 for more info.

Museum closes at 3 p.m.
 

August 8, 2019 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “Make Your Own Induction Plaque:” Learn about the 2019 Hall of Fame inductees and view some plaques of famous horses, trainers, and jockeys to design your own to take home. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid adult admission.
 

August 7, 2019 - 10:00am

Backstretch Babies Drop-In Program: Offered for young children two years old and younger, these weekly programs during the Saratoga racing season will feature a short story or activity followed by free play with our sensory-friendly toys. When: Wednesdays from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. from July 10 through Aug. 28. Cost: Free with a paid adult admission.

August 3, 2019 - 10:30am

Craig Perret Autograph Signing: Meet 2019 Hall of Fame inductee Craig Perret, who will be signing autographs of a limited-edition print available only at the Museum. Cost: $15, includes print. Time: 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m.  

August 3, 2019 - 9:30am

Saturday Morning Social: Join Museum staff and special guests for a casual discussion of the day’s racing action at Saratoga and other tracks throughout the country. Featuring “The Travers: 150 Years of Saratoga’s Greatest Race” book signing with authors Brien Bouyea and Michael Veitch, “Secretariat’s Meadow” book signing with author Kate Chenery Tweedy, and “The Key to the Quarter Pole” book signing with author Robin Traywick Williams.

August 2, 2019 - 10:30am

2019 Hall of Fame induction ceremony. When: Friday, Aug. 2. Where: Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion. Time: 10:30 a.m. Cost: Free to attend (limited seating). Doors open at 9 a.m. 

 

 

 

 

August 1, 2019 - 6:00pm

Racing Partnership and Syndicate Event: Learn all about how to get involved in thoroughbred ownership from some of the top partnerships in the game. There will  be prizes and special presentations, as well as an opportunity to individually meet representatives from the partnerships. Time: 6 to 8 p.m. Cost: Free to attend.

 

“The Lucky Thirteen: The Winners of America’s Triple Crown of Horse Racing” book signing with author Edward L. Bowen. Time: 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Location: Hall of Fame. Cost: Free to attend, books available for purchase.
 

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