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Past Events

October 3, 2015 - 10:00am

Due to inclement weather, the Scavenger Hunt has been moved to the Museum.  Join us for a family friendly indoor scavenger hunt unique to the notable collections of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame and history of thoroughbred racing.  Free Admission, equine artists and vendors in the lobby, a raffle, crafts, activities, refreshments and movies in the Hall of Fame from 10 a.m.-4p.m.  
 

September 26, 2015 - 10:00am

Free Museum admission 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. with Museum Day Live! ticket

August 29, 2015 - 10:00am

Photographer and author Lisa Miller to sign copies of her book "The Foal Project." Books available for purchase. 

August 28, 2015 - 5:30pm

Join us for complimentary wine and cheese in the Museum courtyard (weather permitting. Rain location: Sculpture Gallery). Free for members, $10 donation for member guests.

August 27, 2015 - 11:00am

Handicappers Tom Amello and Michael “The Wizard” Kipness provide analysis of the upcoming Grade 1 Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course. The seminar will also include betting techniques and explanation of racing terminology. Location: Hall of Fame. Time: 11 a.m. Cost: Included with paid Museum admission. 

August 25, 2015 - 11:00am

So You Bought a Horse ... Now What?: Trainer Gary Contessa hosts an education seminar about all aspects of horse ownership. Location: Hall of Fame. Time: 11 a.m. Cost: Included with paid Museum admission.

August 21, 2015 - 5:30pm

“This Was Racing: An Evening with Joe Palmer.” Walter May, a Kentucky-based actor, director and playwright performs a one-man show as legendary racing writer Joe Palmer, telling great racing stories from the view of the famous turf writer. Location: Hall of Fame. Time: 5:30 p.m. Cost: Free for Museum members; $10 non-members.

August 18, 2015 - 11:00am

Everything You Always Wanted to Know About Horse Racing but Were Afraid to Ask: Trainer Gary Contessa hosts a racing fan education seminar about all aspects of horse racing and horsemanship. Location: Hall of Fame. Time: 11 a.m. Cost: Included with paid Museum admission.

August 16, 2015 - 7:00am

This Tour is Sold Out!  Photo Finish Tour with Saratoga Special’s Tod Marks: 90-minute equine photography class at Saratoga Race Course’s Oklahoma Training Track. Time: 7 a.m. Cost: $25 Museum members; $35 non-members. Tour must be paid in advance. For reservations call (518) 584-0400 ext. 120.  No children under 10 are allowed on this tour.

August 14, 2015 - 7:30pm

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