July, 2024

Off to the Races: VIP Racing Experience

21jul(jul 21)3:00 pm25(jul 25)11:00 amOff to the Races: VIP Racing ExperienceExperience the life of a thoroughbred horse owner with exclusive access to the world of racing.

Event Details

Our VIP Racing Experience Returns.


If you can’t get enough of Saratoga racing, you won’t want to miss the chance to experience the thrill of horse racing in Saratoga style. Join us July 21-25, 2024 for a week like no other, the perfect way to take your love of thoroughbred racing to the next level.

Enjoy incredible dining experiences with industry leaders, in-depth tours both at the Saratoga Race Track and nearby horse farm known for breeding superstar thoroughbreds, and more. Plus, all the amenities and special touches you expect from a stay with us at the Saratoga Arms.


Preliminary Agenda:


Sunday, July 21:

  • Check into your luxurious guest room before heading out to our front porch for a welcome champagne reception. Get to know your fellow racing week attendees and the Saratoga Arms team as we enjoy the lively atmosphere just steps below on Broadway.
  • Explore bustling downtown Saratoga Springs for dinner on your own.


Monday, July 22:

  • Make your way downstairs for our farm-fresh breakfast with options for everyone.
  • Enjoy behind-the-scenes access with a guided tour of the Oklahoma Training Track.
  • Visit the galleries and special exhibits at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame with a docent-led tour.
  • Upon our return, enjoy a light lunch reception on the famed Saratoga Arms Hotel front porch.
  • The afternoon is up to you! Explore Saratoga’s parks, cultural attractions, shops, and more, all just steps away from the Saratoga Arms Hotel. Explore some activities and destinations we recommend.
  • Join us in the dining room for a 4-course wine dinner with racing syndicate West Point Thoroughbreds. You’ll enjoy a luxurious meal with perfect wine pairings while learning about horse ownership and partnership with these veteran industry experts.


Tuesday, July 23:

  • Enjoy a leisurely morning with breakfast at the Arms, then take in the sunshine downtown. Or relax in your guest room, utilize our fitness center, or linger on the front porch.
  • Adventure to Sugar Plum Farm, a private thoroughbred farm and home of the famed racehorse War Dancer – visit with the horses, tour the facility, and conclude the experience with light snacks on the farm.
  • Delight in a private dinner at Boca Bistro with Spanish cuisine, tapas, and wine pairings. At least one racing notable guests with join us for a meal and great conversation.


Wednesday, July 24:

  • The main event has arrived. Don your racing attire and prepare for a day at the races!
  • After a quick ride to the track, we’ll show you to your exclusive seating at the Turf Terrace, an open-air restaurant on the 3rd and 4th floor of the clubhouse with wide open views of the finish line. You’ll enjoy lunch and cocktails throughout the day.
  • Watch the Saratoga Arms VIP Day at the Races – our exclusive sponsored race!
  • While at the track you’ll have exclusive opportunities including a backstretch and paddock tour and the chance to step into the winner’s circle after our sponsored race.
  • Hit the town with your winnings for dinner on your own.


Thursday, July 25:

  • While we hate to say goodbye, the fun must come to an end so we can prepare for next year! Enjoy one last farm-to-table breakfast with us before checkout.


Package includes transportation to all offsite activities, meals and cocktails as noted, and gratuity.


July 21, 03:00 pm 3:00pm - July 25, 11:00 am 11:00am(GMT-04:00)

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