SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced Uber as the official ridesharing partner of the 2017 meet at Saratoga Race Course, which begins on Friday, July 21 and runs for 40 days through Labor Day, Monday, September 4.
The partnership will offer guests convenient access to affordable and reliable transportation to and from track grounds.
“The New York Racing Association is pleased to partner with Uber to make it easier than ever for racing fans to enjoy a day at the Spa,” said New York Racing Association Senior Vice President and Chief Experience Officer Lynn LaRocca. “We encourage all of our guests to travel responsibly, and are excited by this new transportation option via ridesharing with Uber.”
“Uber is proud to become the official ridesharing partner of Saratoga Race Course,” said Sarfraz Maredia, General Manager, Uber New York. “We look forward to providing access to affordable, reliable transportation for New Yorkers and visitors as they visit the race course this summer.”
This summer, guests will have the opportunity to take advantage of a convenient Uber Pickup Zone after enjoying events such as the Whitney on Saturday, August 5, and the Travers on Saturday, August 26. Uber will be featured within the official NYRA XP mobile app to make transportation a seamless part of the experience. The partnership will also include exposure across Saratoga Race Course’s Daily Digital LED tote board and transportation page on www.NYRA/com/Saratoga.
New Uber riders will receive $15 off their first trip to or from Saratoga Race Course with promo code NYRA2017.
Uber’s mission is to bring reliable transportation to everywhere, for everyone. We started in 2010 to solve a simple problem: how do you get a ride at the touch of a button? Six years and more than two billion trips later, we’ve started tackling an even greater challenge: reducing congestion and pollution in our cities by getting more people into fewer cars.
The New York Racing Association was founded in 1955 and is franchised to run thoroughbred racing at New York’s three major tracks (Aqueduct Racetrack, Belmont Park and Saratoga Race Course) through 2033. With a lineage of nearly 150 years, NYRA tracks are the cornerstone of New York state’s thoroughbred industry, which contributes more than $2 billion annually to the state’s economy. NYRA.com is the official website of the New York Racing Association. Follow us on your favorite social media platform, including: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.