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Past Events

July 25, 2019 - 5:30pm

“Racing Time” reception and book signing: Join author Patrick Smithwick and artist Sam Robinson for the book launch and reception for Smithwick’s new book “Racing Time: A Memoir of Love, Loss and Liberation.” Time: 5:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Cost: Free to attend, books available to purchase.
 

July 25, 2019 - 10:00am

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

July 24, 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.

July 20, 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 “Saratoga Saturdays” handicapping with Tom Amello and Trackfacts at 10:40 a.m., as well as complimentary light refreshments and Saratoga past performances for the day’s racing card. Cost: Free admission. Time: 9:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.  

July 20, 2019 - 9:00am

Women in Racing exhibition opening:  The Museum’s newest special exhibition highlighting the role of women in thoroughbred racing opens to the public in the McBean Gallery. Time: 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

July 18, 2019 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “If You Could Create Your Own Horse:” Explore the different colors and markings of horses as well as what goes into choosing a name then, create your own. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid adult admission.    

July 17, 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.

July 15, 2019 - 6:00pm

Join us for an exciting evening reconnecting with friends and dancing the night away with the NY Players, benefitting the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, Equine Advocates, New Vocations Racehorse Adoption Program, Old Friends New York Division, ReRun, Inc., and the Thoroughbred Retirement Foundation.

Tickets available on eventbrite.com. Call 518-603-0346 or email events@mamamiassaratoga.com for more information.

July 13, 2019 - 9:00am

Open House at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame: Celebrate the first Saturday of the Saratoga racing season at the Museum’s Open House. The event will feature numerous vendors and food options, as well as the first of our weekly “Saratoga Saturdays” handicapping sessions with Tom Amello and Trackfacts (10:40 a.m. in the Hall of Fame). Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Cost: Free admission.  

July 11, 2019 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “Get Ready for the Races and Design Your Own Silks:” As the Saratoga meet begins, learn fun facts about the role of jockeys, try on jockey silks then design your own. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid adult admission.
 

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