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Past Events

August 19, 2018 - 10:00am

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present a symposium on Sunday, Aug. 19 featuring accomplished women involved in various aspects of thoroughbred racing. Comprised of seven of the most recognizable women in the sport — Hall of Fame jockey Julie Krone, Hall of Fame trainer Janet Elliot, champion steeplechase jockey Blythe Miller Davies, record-breaking trainer Linda Rice, iconic owner/breeder Charlotte Weber, industry leader Stella Thayer and top racing analyst Gabby Gaudet — the panel will be moderated by longtime television commentator Charlsie Cantey.

August 18, 2018 - 11:00am

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will present special behind-the-scenes tours of Godolphin’s famous Greentree Stable on Saturday, Aug. 18 and Tuesday, Aug. 21. The tours are from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Tours cost $15 for Museum members and $20 for non-members. Each attendee will also receive a complimentary admission pass to the Museum. The tours will be given by Godolphin’s Emma Browne and the Museum’s Cate Johnson.

 

August 18, 2018 - 9:00am

Xpressbet Saturday Morning Social at the Museum: Join Museum staff and special guest analysts for a casual discussion of the day’s racing action at Saratoga and other tracks throughout the country, sponsored by Xpressbet. Complimentary light refreshments will be served and Saratoga past performances will be provided. Cost: Free admission from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m.

August 16, 2018 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “Anatomy, Them Bones:” Join us to learn about the anatomy of horses then build your own clothespin horse. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid admission.

August 15, 2018 - 11:00am

“Ask the Handicapper” with Tom Amello: Veteran handicapper Tom Amello, who has been producing the Trackfacts tip sheet at Saratoga Race Course since 1988, will lead a discussion about various aspects of handicapping and take questions from the audience. Time: 11 a.m. Cost: included with Museum admission.

August 13, 2018 - 7:00am

Monday, August 13 — Photo Finish Tour with Sharon Castro: Join the Museum on a special tour of Saratoga Race Course’s famed Oklahoma Training Track led by professional photographer Sharon Castro. You will learn about lighting, composition and developing your own photographer’s eye. Please note that reservations are required for this tour. Time: 7 a.m. Cost: $25 Museum members, $35 non-members. Reservations: (518) 584-0400 ext. 118.

August 12, 2018 - 7:00am

Photo Finish Tour with Tod Marks: Join the Museum on a special tour of Saratoga Race Course’s famed Oklahoma Training Track led by professional photographer Tod Marks. You will learn about lighting, composition and developing your own photographer’s eye. Please note that reservations are required for this tour. Time: 7 a.m. Cost: $25 Museum members, $35 non-members. Reservations: (518) 584-0400 ext. 118.

August 11, 2018 - 9:00am

Xpressbet Saturday Morning Social at the Museum: Join Museum staff and special guest analysts for a casual discussion of the day’s racing action at Saratoga and other tracks throughout the country, sponsored by Xpressbet. The event will feature author Sasscer Hill, who will be on hand to sign copies of her books “The Dark Side or Town” and “Flamingo Road,” both of which relate to thoroughbred racing. Complimentary light refreshments will be served and Saratoga past performances will be provided.

August 9, 2018 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “Hall of Fame Bingo – Make Your Own Induction Plaque:” Learn about the 2018 Hall of Fame inductees by playing a round of bingo. View some plaques of famous horses, trainers and jockeys then design and take home your own. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid admission.

August 7, 2018 - 11:00am

Man o’ War Spotlight Tour: Special guided tour of the Museum featuring the legacy of Man o’ War and the Museum exhibit, Man o’ War at 100, in honor of the 100th anniversary of his purchase by Samuel D. Riddle at the Saratoga yearling sales in 1918. Time: 11 a.m. Cost: $10 for Museum members, $15 non-members. Space is limited and reservations are required. To RSVP, please call (518) 584-0400 ext. 120 and leave your name, phone number and number of attendees for the Man o’ War Tour.

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