Season passes available at Stewart’s Shops beginning mid-May; NYRA Bets Gift Cards arrive just in time for Triple Crown season

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced that season passes for the 2023 summer meet at historic Saratoga Race Course will be available for purchase beginning the week of May 15 at nearly 180 Stewart’s Shops throughout the greater Capital Region.

Additionally, NYRA Bets Gift Cards are now available at Stewart’s Shops, in time for the start of the Triple Crown season, offering fans the convenience of a trusted one-stop location for all of their racing needs. For a complete list of participating shops, visit

“We are proud to continue to partner with NYRA by offering season passes to Saratoga Race Course and NYRA Bets Gift Cards as a convenience to our loyal customers,” said Stewart’s Shops President Gary Dake. “Fans can stop by any one of our Stewart’s Shops in seven counties to get set for racing season.”

Season passes will be on-sale at Stewart’s Shops for the set price of $75 through Opening Weekend of the summer meet, July 13 to 16. Season passes are available for purchase by cash only.

Season passes may also be purchased online for $75 at Starting June 1, season passes will be $85 online and then $95 beginning July 1.

New this year, season passes include access to both the Clubhouse and Grandstand at Saratoga Race Course. The passes cover admission for all 40 days of the season, including Travers Day, at the equivalent of less than two dollars per day.

“For the past decade, Stewart’s Shops has served as a convenient outlet for fans to secure their season pass and, more recently, NYRA Bets Gift Cards for both the Triple Crown series and Saratoga season,” said NYRA Vice President, Sales and Hospitality, Kevin Quinn. “We thank Stewart’s Shops for its steadfast partnership and strong support of New York racing and the Capital Region community.”

Fans can purchase NYRA Bets Gift Cards at participating Stewart’s Shops to bet the Triple Crown series beginning with the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 6; Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 20; and the Belmont Stakes, presented by NYRA Bets, on Saturday, June 10.

NYRA Bets Gift Cards can be used to fund both active and new NYRA Bets accounts to also bet online the exciting thoroughbred action from Belmont Park during the spring/summer meet, May 4 through July 9, and the Saratoga summer meet from July 13 through Sept. 4.

NYRA Bets Gift Cards are available in $50 denominations exclusively at Stewart’s Shops through the conclusion of the Saratoga meet (cash only; credit cards not accepted). There are no processing fees or premiums applied when purchasing or using NYRA Bets Gift Cards, which do not expire.

NYRA Bets is the official wagering platform of The New York Racing Association, Inc. The NYRA Bets app is available for download in the App store or for Android devices at Registering for a NYRA Bets account is free at

For more information about Saratoga Race Course, visit

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