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Past Events

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.

August 5, 2018 - 10:00am

“The Art of Old Friends” book signing with artist Dagmar Galleithner-Steiner and Old Friends founder Michael Blowen. This exceptional collection of paintings, drawings and pencil sketches has been a long labor of love for Old Friends’ artist-in-residence Dagmar Galleithner-Steiner.

August 4, 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 artist Celeste Susany, who will be on hand to sign limited-edition prints of Affirmed and Alydar, as well as a book signing for “Secretariat’s Meadow: The Land, The Farm, The Legend” with author Kate Chenery Tweedy. Complimentary light refreshments will be served and Saratoga past performances will be provided.

August 3, 2018 - 10:30am

Hall of Fame induction ceremony at Fasig-Tipton, 10:30 a.m., free admission, seating is limited.

August 2, 2018 - 10:00am

Children’s Program: “Horse-Themed Trivia Game:” Join us to play some fun racing-themed games. Recommended for children ages 3 through 8. Time: 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Cost: Free with paid admission.

July 28, 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.

July 27, 2018 - 6:30pm

Friday, July 27 — Racing Trivia Night: Bring your team for a truly unique racing-themed trivia contest. There will be prizes to be won and food and drink options. Time: 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Location: Hall of Fame. Cost: Free for Museum members; $10 non-members.

July 26, 2018 - 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 admission.

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