SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y – Racing fans have the opportunity to give dad a gift that lasts 40 days this Father’s Day with a season admission pass for the 2015 meet at Saratoga Race Course.
Clubhouse and grandstand season admission passes for the 2015 meet at Saratoga Race Course are currently available at more than 200 Stewart’s Shops locations throughout 12 counties in the greater Capital Region. Valid for each day of the upcoming season, the 2015 Grandstand season pass is available for $35 and the cost of a Clubhouse season pass is $55.
“The gift of 40 days of world-class thoroughbred racing and entertainment is a truly unique, convenient and affordable present for Father’s Day that any dad would appreciate,” said New York Racing Association Senior Vice President and Chief Experience Officer Lynn LaRocca. “We are excited that our most loyal guests can take advantage of the season pass program as they enjoy the finest race meet in North America.”
A season pass provides fans with the opportunity to enjoy 40 days of world-class thoroughbred racing at Saratoga Race Course, including the Grade 1, $1.25 million Travers on Saturday, August 29, the centerpiece of a supercharged Travers Day featuring seven graded stakes; and the Grade 1, $1.25 million Whitney anchoring five stakes on Whitney Festival Day, Saturday, August 8.
This year marks the second consecutive year that Saratoga season admission passes will be on sale at Stewart’s Shops and also expands the retail program’s footprint from the Capital District to a 12-county radius for the upcoming season, including all shops in Albany, Essex, Fulton, Montgomery, Orange, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Schenectady, Schoharie, Sullivan, Ulster and Warren counties. Season admission passes will remain on sale through Sunday, July 26 at a total of 213 Stewart’s Shops. For a complete list of retail locations, visit www.stewartsshops.com/news/saratoga-season-passes-available-june-1.
2015 Saratoga season admission passes are also available for purchase at www.nyra.com/Saratoga. Season passes may be limited in quantity and are valid for one admission, which includes one giveaway voucher, on all giveaway days. Daily admission prices for the 2015 Saratoga season are $5 for grandstand and $8 for clubhouse.
All new and returning Saratoga season admission pass holders will be required to provide their headshot photo for processing. Season admission pass holders can upload their photo online at www.nyra.com/saratoga/seasonphoto or have their photo taken in-person at the Saratoga Box Office at 267 Union Avenue beginning Saturday, July 18 through Saturday, August 15 between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. (closed Tuesdays with the exception of Tuesday, July 21).
All season pass vouchers purchased through Stewart’s Shops must be activated at the Saratoga Race Course Box Office. All vouchers are the responsibility of the purchaser and are non-replaceable if lost or stolen. Season passes are not transferable and will not admit anyone other than the named and identified holder on the card.
Daily reserved seats for the 2015 season are also currently on sale. Inventory is available on a first-come, first-served basis, may be limited in quantity and is subject to availability. Guests may visit www.nyra.com/Saratoga to purchase tickets.
Group sales packages for Saratoga Race Course are available for the following hospitality areas: At the Rail Pavilion; Luxury Suites (whole suite rentals only); Paddock Tent; Upper Carousel; Festival Tent; Big Red Spring Tent; and Top of the Stretch.
The 2015 summer meet at Saratoga Race Course begins on Friday, July 24 and concludes on Labor Day, Monday, September 7. For more information about Saratoga Race Course, call (518) 584-6200 or log onto www.nyra.com.