SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. and Dunkin’ Donuts today announced the continuation of a partnership at Saratoga Race Course through the 2020 season.

As part of the agreement, Dunkin’ Donuts will donate one pound of coffee to the Backstretch Employee Service Team (BEST) for the total number of wins accumulated each summer by the meet’s leading owner, trainer and jockey. BEST is a non-profit organization dedicated to meeting the health and social welfare needs of backstretch workers by providing on-site counseling and primary health care services, access to health insurance and case management assistance.

“Dunkin’ Donuts is delighted to return as a signature partner of the New York Racing Association and is honored to support BEST and the many backstretch workers who keep Saratoga running,” said Dunkin’ Donuts Field Marketing Manager Eric Stensland. “Saratoga Race Course is truly the summer place to be and we are thrilled to be a part of this historic meet.”

“The New York Racing Association is pleased to continue its partnership with Dunkin’ Donuts at Saratoga Race Course where fans can enjoy a great morning tradition of watching the horses exercise on the main track with a cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee,” said NYRA Senior Vice President and Chief Experience Officer Lynn LaRocca. “We look forward to working with Dunkin’ Donuts in meaningful ways to enhance the guest experience for our fans at the Spa.”

Dunkin’ Donuts will continue to serve as sponsor of the Daily Double wager at Saratoga Race Course. As an extension of this sponsorship, DD Perks members will enjoy the all-new Saratoga Daily Double offer at participating restaurants throughout the Capital Region. For the duration of the Saratoga meet, guests who pay with their enrolled DD Perks card or with an enrolled card in the DD Perks mobile app will get to enjoy any size hot coffee and a donut for $2.99. Offer not available on-track and cannot be combined with other offers; expires September 5, 2016.

The 2016 season at historic Saratoga Race Course continues through Labor Day, Monday, September 5. For more information about Saratoga Race Course, call 518-584-6200 or visit

About Dunkin’ Donuts

Founded in 1950, Dunkin’ Donuts is America’s favorite all-day, everyday stop for coffee and baked goods. Dunkin’ Donuts is a market leader in the hot regular/decaf/flavored coffee, iced coffee, donut, bagel and muffin categories. Dunkin’ Donuts has earned a No. 1 ranking for customer loyalty in the coffee category by Brand Keys for 10 years running. The company has more than 11,900 restaurants in 44 countries worldwide. Based in Canton, Mass., Dunkin’ Donuts is part of the Dunkin’ Brands Group, Inc. (Nasdaq: DNKN) family of companies. For more information, visit

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