Don’t have a ticket to the Saratoga Travers Stakes? Here’s where you can WATCH IT!


Travers Stakes: Saturday, August 29

This year’s Travers is completely SOLD OUT!
Ticket holders: Gates open early at 7:00 AM, Early first post at 11:45AM. Questions?! #ASKSARATOGA

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SATURDAY, AUGUST 29 – Saratoga Travers Stakes Viewing Parties

The Barrelhouse – Saturday:  Tapping a keg of Dogfish Head Brewery’s “Midas Touch”, a beer brewed with ingredients dating back to The Pyramids and unveiling our “Pharoahtoga” Sandwich(A Triple Crown of Beef, Turkey, and Ham on Sourdough topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, guacamole, bacon and smoked gouda on three slices on fresh sourdough).  3 hours of open bar and BBQ Dinner for $50 in advance or $55 day of event, air conditioned bar or out on the patio, on flat screen televisions. Use our complimentary WiFi to place your bets on your gaming accounts. American Pharoah merchandise will be available for purchase!

BWP – Live NBC coverage on all 7 TV’s inside & out, $5 cheese & pepperoni pizzas, $3 Heinekens, $15 buckets of Bud & Bud Light, Happy Hour from 3-6 PM, Superfecta ticket giveaways, live music starting at 7 PM.

Crown Grill – Bar TV’s to watch the race, a special 3-course menu for $18.64 from 4-6 PM, $5 cocktails: The Saratoga Mule(Tito’s Vodka, Bermuda Ginger Beer and Fresh Pressed Lime Juice) and The Triple Crown(Prosecco, Aperol, Blood Orange Liqueur and Fresh Pressed OJ from Saratoga Juice Bar), seafood and steak specials, reservations recommended, no cover

Ends Zone Sports Pub – Large screen TV’s throughout to watch the races, bowling available, 50% off drinks and appetizers, venue capacity of 300 ppl.

Dango’s – Large screen TV’s throughout the Patio and Inside, doors open at 11 AM. reservations recommended, no cover, Audiostars performing live after the race.

Gaffney’s Restaurant – TV’s throughout the restaurant to watch the races, drink specials

Harvey’s Irish Pub and Restaurant – Many TV’s throughout the restaurant to watch the races, drink specials and 11th Hour bar specials from 11 PM-12 AM, The Wallies live, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM, reservations recommended, seats 250 ppl.

The Ice House – Many large screen TV’s with new surround sound, appetizer and beer specials, live music after the race, no cover until 8 PM ($10).

Nanola – HD projection screen to view the races, bruch served until 3 PM and new full menu all afternoon and evening, make reservations (518) 587-1300, BOGO drinks until 7 PM

The Parting Glass  – Doors open at 10 AM, serving traditional Irish Breakfast, Back patio cook out at 6 PM. Watch the Races all day on one of the large flat screen TV’s, no reservations necessary. Irish American Pharoah special drink – Tito’s potato vodka, midori and lemonade.

Peabody’s Restaurant – 30 TV’s inside and on patio, Peabody’s is Saratoga’s original sports bar and a local favorite for food, drinks and sports. Voted Best Sports Bar in Saratoga in 2014 by the Best of Saratoga Springs Awards and Best Chicken Wings by’s 2014 Fab Five Awards.

Restaurant at 62 Beekman – 3 42” LCD TV’s and large outdoor patio, party starts at 11:45am and specials throughout the 13 races, Brunch will be served from 10am – 3pm and dinner service last seating is at 9:30pm. Reservations strongly recommended. Specials are for bar area only, 2 for 1 Drinks at the bar including top shelf, drafts and wine, $5 tappas, Silent Auction for $50 gift card & a $25 gift card for best Travers Hat or Fastener by popular vote *must be present to claim prize.

Saratoga Casino and Raceway
Vapor: Watch the heart-pounding action on our massive 16-foot screen and wager right in Vapor! Plus enjoy $3 Blue Moons and $4 Ketel One Citreon cocktails. Doors open at 4pm. FREE Admission! *Must be 21 or older to attend events in Vapor.
FortunesCatch all the Travers action and wager right from your table! Feast on our delicious $32. 95 Travers Day Buffet. Doors open at noon. Call (518) 581-5790 to make your reservations today! Fortunes will open for their regular dinner offerings following the last race of the day.
Mezzanine: Just want to make a bet? Visit our mezzanine, open at 9 AM on Travers Day.
The Lodge: Open for cocktails and wagering at 5pm. Watch and wager on The Travers Stakes in this historic Saratoga venue. The Lodge is owned and operated by Saratoga Casino and Raceway. They are open for cocktails at 5pm Thursdays through Sundays during the Saratoga summer meet and are currently booking year round private events and weddings. For more information contact Colleen Carlson at (518) 581-5750.

Saratoga National Golf Club – Several large screen TV’s for easy viewing, seats 250 ppl. Prime Steak & Seafood Buffet at the Blue Stone Tent Pad, Reservations Available between 7:00pm – 10:00pm, Reservations Required – Call 518-306-2330.

Spa City Tap & Barrel – 14 flat screen TV’s, 4-7 PM Budweiser giving away 2 weekend passes to “Made in America” festival.

Stadium Cafe – 25 TV’s on all your favorite sports, offering our Signature Ribs and Chicken Breast doused in our award winning BBQ sauce with a side of macaroni salad. Also offering Sweet Tea cocktail, made with Twisted Tea draught & peach vodka. Reservations recommended, no cover, seats 220 ppl

West Side Sports Bar & Grill – 25 TV’s on all your favorite sports, offering our Signature Ribs and Chicken Breast doused in our award winning BBQ sauce with a side of macaroni salad. Also offering Sweet Tea cocktail, made with Twisted Tea draught & peach vodka. Reservations recommended, no cover, seats 130 ppl

Wheatfields Saratoga – 4 flat screen to view the race on NBC, party starts at 3:00 PM with complimentary appetizers and pizza buffet, Travers drink and draft beer specials, Hat Contest, Superfecta ticket giveaways. Prizes include American Pharoah winning tickets, Stella Artois Chalis, gift certificates, and more! Seats 100 ppl.

Bookmakers at the Holiday Inn – Happy Hour prices and complimentary hors d’oeuvres

Brook Tavern – 2 TV’s, 4-6 PM Happy Hour, draft, wine for $5, snacks 1/2 off, seats 30 ppl

Diamond Club Grill – All day Happy Hour, ½ priced appetizers, $3 select draft beer, $6 select wines by the glass, Manager’s Reception H’ors d’oeuvres table from 5:30pm-7:30pm

Jacob & Anthony’s – Party starts at 11 AM, drink and food specials, live music on the patio with chances to win prizes

Lillian’s Restaurant – Special drink for Travers: “Julep of the Nile”, 52” flat screen TV for viewing the races

Phila Fusion Noodle Bar – Buy one, get second free on all draft beers, free appetizer with any purchase of $50 or more (dine-in only), reservations recommended for group of 6 or more, seats 45 ppl

Putnam’s Restaurant and Bar – Drink specials, seats 90 ppl

Recovery Sports Grill – Drink specials, wear a ‘track’ hat, get 10% off your bill

Seven Horse Pub – Food and drink specials

Three Vines Bistro & Bar – 2 TV’s, 4:30-6:30 PM Buy 1, Get 1 beer, well, house wines, food specials, make reservations, seats 115 ppl


9 Maple Ave Jazz Club – Nelson Esposito Quintana, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM

Bailey’s Cafe – Funkalicious, 9:00 PM to 12:00 AM

Caffe Lena – Cliff Eberhardt with Special Guest Louise Mosrie, 7:00 PM, General $20, Member $18, Child/Student $10

Dango’s – Audiostars, after the race

Harvey’s Restaurant – The Wallies live, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM

The Horseshoe Inn Bar & Grill – The Refrigerators

Nanola – Rattlesnake, 8:00 PM

One Caroline Street – The Hot Club of Saratoga, 9:00 PM

The Parting Glass – Johnny & The Triumphs, 9:00 PM, no cover

Prime at Saratoga National Golf Club – Funk Evolution, 7:30 PM – 10:30 PM

Putnam’s Restaurant and Bar – Shiri Zorn, 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM, Free admission

Saratoga Winery – Live music by Erin Harkes & The Lunch Brake Gourmet Food Truck from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM, Free admission

SPAC – Chicago And Earth, Wind & Fire, 7:30 PM – 11 PM

Congress Park – Travers Day Craft Fair, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

Old Friends Cabin Creek – Open till 3:00 for tours. Our Travers winner, Wills Way (1996) would love a lot of attention!

Northshire Bookstore – Vicki Adesso Dodd & Jodie Fitz – A Moose in My Starting Gate and Cooking up Fun with Jodie Fitz, 11:00 AM

Saratoga Heritage Area Visitor Center – History, Legend, Lore & More Guided Tour, 10:30 AM to 12:00 PM

Yaddo – Garden Tours, 11 AM – 1 PM