The History behind the Majestic Saratoga Race Track

Famous all around the world for the diversity of the racing and multitude of betting opportunities it offers, Saratoga spreads out on 350 acres of horse racing track in Saratoga Springs, New York.

The racecourse stands out as the oldest of its kind in the United States, has the reputation of being New York’s premier tracks, and is an increasingly popular tourist attraction.

The Saratoga was inaugurated back in 1847, when the first thoroughbred race in the United States was held there.

The first national-level race was a four-day contest, which began August 3, 1863.

From that moment on, the Saratoga race track became a regular host for prestigious horse racing events and raised the standards for all equine competitions to come. Read More →