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Past Events

August 20, 2014 - 10:00am

Finding My Way to Moose River Farm by Anne Phinney

Author Anne Phinney will be on hand to sign copies of her book “Finding My Way to Moose River Farm,” a heartwarming memoir of a happy life spent with a variety of extraordinary creatures. 


Location: Museum lobby.


Time: 10 a.m. to noon.

August 19, 2014 - 11:00am

John Shirreffs at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame

Trainer of Zenyatta and Kentucky Derby winner Giacomo discusses his career in racing with program host Jeff Carle.


Location: Hall of Fame


Cost: Free with paid Museum admission 

August 17, 2014 - 7:00am

Oklahoma Training Track in Saratoga Springs, NY

Award-winning photographer Tod Marks will host a photography workshop at the Oklahoma Training Track.


Cost: $20 Museum members; $25 non-members.


Reservations must be made in advance by calling (518) 584-0400 ext. 120. 

August 13, 2014 - 9:00am

Jane Heart Jewelry Barbaro Pendant

Known for her beautiful equine-themed jewelry, Jane Heart will be on hand for a special sale of her unique items on Wed & Thurs, Aug 13th and 14th, 2014.


Location: Museum lobby


Time: 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. both days

August 12, 2014 - 11:00am

Guests in the Gallery: Alex Solis

Hall of Fame jockey Alex Solis discusses his career in racing with program host Jeff Carle. 

August 9, 2014 - 10:30am

The History of Old Friends by Rick Capone

Author Rick Capone, Old Friends founder Michael Blowen and other guests will be on hand to sign Capone’s new book detailing the origins and history of Old Friends, the thoroughbred retirement farm. 

August 8, 2014 - 7:00pm

Museum Ball 2013

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame's Annual Ball catered by Glorious Food. Ball is by invitation only. For more information please call 518-584-0400 ext. 107.

August 8, 2014 - 10:30am

2013 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony

The Class of 2014 will be inducted into the Hall of Fame on Friday, August 8th at the Fasig-Tipton sales pavilion in Saratoga Springs, NY.


Inductees: Ashado, Clifford, Curlin, Lloyd Hughes, Alex Solis, Gary Jones, E. R. Bradley and E. P. Taylor.


NYRA racecaller Tom Durkin to serve as master of ceremonies.


Time: 10:30 a.m. Location: Fasig-Tipton Sales Pavilion Cost: Free and open to the public

August 1, 2014 - 10:00am

50 to one movie

Bow Tie Cinemas, in conjunction with the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, will be premiering the movie “50 to 1” at the Bow Tie Cinemas’ downtown location at 19 Railroad Place on Friday, Aug. 1. National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame members will receive a special 25 percent discount on tickets throughout the film’s run in Saratoga Springs (Museum membership card must be shown to receive the discount).


July 18, 2014 - 8:00pm

Opening Day is Friday, July 18, 2014 – so get ready for another thrilling season of racing in Saratoga Springs!