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Past Events

August 25, 2016 - 10:00am

Artist Greg Montgomery will be signing copies of his 2016 Travers Stakes commemorative poster, the 31st in his annual series. Time: 10 a.m. to noon. Location: Museum lobby. Cost: Posters available for purchase.  

August 23, 2016 - 10:00am

Jessica was selected as the commissioned artist to present the signature piece of American Pharoah at the 2016 Unbridled Affair in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. She currently resides in the historic vilage of Walden in New York’s picturesque Hudson Valley. She spends her summers in Schuylerville, N.Y., with her family. Her paintings are mostly oil on canvas. Her signature style consists of painting in multiple layers to create an optically complex look, compelling the viewer to peer through the layers of paint inviting a long, lingering look.

August 21, 2016 - 10:00am

“A Moose in My Starting Gate” book launch and signing with author Vicki Dodd. Time: 10 a.m. Location: Hall of Fame. Cost: Books available for purchase.  

August 20, 2016 - 9:00am

“Bare Knuckles & Saratoga Racing: The Remarkable Life of John Morrissey” book signing with author Brien Bouyea. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Location: Museum lobby. Cost: Books available for purchase.

August 19, 2016 - 10:00am

Author Eliza McGraw signs her new book on Hall of Fame racehorse Exterminator from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Books will be available for purchase.


August 18, 2016 - 10:00am

Book Signing by author of "A Year In The Anatomy of Horse Racing Handicapping III"​.  Books will be available for purchase in the gift shop.  

August 16, 2016 - 11:00am

Join Old Friends founder Michael Blowen for a discussion about thoroughbred aftercare and the impact of Old Friends. Free to attend with a paid Museum admission.

August 14, 2016 - 7:00am

Photo Finish Tour with Tod Marks. By reservation only (no children under 10). Time: 7 a.m. to 8:30 a.m. Call (518) 584-0400 ext. 118 for cost and more information.  Please note:  tour participants will meet Tod in our Seabiscuit courtyard in the front of the Museum.  There is no parking or walking through the back lot that day, due to the ball tent in the lot.

August 13, 2016 - 10:00am

The Museum will be open at 10 am Saturday August 13 and Sunday August 14

August 13, 2016 - 9:00am

“The Great Sweepstakes of 1877: A True Story of Southern Grit, Gilded Age Tycoons, and a Race That Galvanized the Nation” book signing with author Mark Shrager. Time: 9 a.m. to noon. Location: Museum lobby. Cost: Books available for purchase.