The Saratoga Race Track is recognized for delivering equine champions throughout the years. Thoroughbreds have set new records at the race track with outstanding performances worthy of their induction into the Hall of Fame of the National Museum of Racing. As a model of excellence, the Saratoga Race Track has become a sacred terrain in horse racing; only the cream of the crop face up to the challenge and come out to showcase their abilities on the track each season.
It’s no wonder that many serious horse racing bettors choose Saratoga as their favorite gambling destination. The top Saratoga Race Track results have produced some of the largest payouts in horse race betting, including the $377,883 payout in 2010 and the $666,075 payout in 2003.
Saratoga race track results and races
In keeping with the theme of results set at Saratoga, some of the largest payouts horse race betting ever recorded were as a result of races on these tracks - including a $377,883 payout in 2010 and the largest being a $666,075 payout in 2003.
Saratoga Race Course is home to several of the most important races in North America, including the oldest group 1 thoroughbred horse race in the United States - the Travers Stakes.
Like the Kentucky Derby, the Travers Stakes is contested on dirt and exclusively for three-year-olds for a pot of $1.5 million. The Alabama Stakes (for three-year-old fillies), the Hopeful Stakes (for two-year-old horses), and the Whitney Handicap (a Breeders' Cup Classic qualifier that saw a triumphant win for Frosted in 2016 which can be seen on the following link) are some of the other major stakes races held at Saratoga each year.
Last year masses of fans bore witness to some of the best performances of equine excellence during the 2016 Saratoga meet as the greatest horses in the world competed in races like those mentioned prior. Additionally, the all-sources handle of $647,322,503 from the 40th day meet was the second highest in track history.
Here are some more of last year’s Saratoga race track results:
- The winner of the 2016 G1 Travers Stakes was Arrogate, an American thoroughbred champion that has broken a number of track records and received a number of other awards in 2016 and 2017, and was named the World’s Best Racehorse of 2016 according to Longines ranking. Watch Arrogate wow the crowds and win the 147th Travers Stakes by 13 1/2 lengths in record time Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016.
- There were five double-winners of graded stakes during last year’s meet, namely:
- Flintshire winner of the 2016 Bowling Green Stakes and the 2016 Longines Sword Dancer Stakes (click the links to watch the incredible wins)
- P. Indian, who had his 5th Straight Win in 2016 Forego and won the Priority One Jets Forego Stakes on August 27, guaranteeing a place in the Breeders' Cup Twin Spires Sprint,
- Haveyougoneaway, who won the Grade 2 Honorable Miss Handicap and the 2016 Balerina Stakes.
- Sweet Loretta, winner of the 2016 Schuylerville Stakes and the 2016 Spinaway Stakes, where she and Pretty City Dancer finished in a dead heat in this instalment of the Breeders' Cup Challenge series.
- Songbird, undefeated champion and winner of the Alabama Stakes where she ran her perfect record to 10 with a 7-length victory and defeater of previously and Acorn Stakes winner Carina Mia in the 2016 Coaching Club American Oaks, a race between the greatest 3yo fillies, as seen in the linked clip of the spectacular performance.
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For a full schedule of the 2017 races, when available, go to https://www.nyra.com/saratoga/racing/stakes-schedule/. Or for directions to the Saratoga Race Track go to https://www.nyra.com/saratoga/visit/map-directions.