The 24th annual Newton Plaza & Marini Homes Siro’s Cup to benefit the Center for Disability Services will be held on Thursday, July 20. The fundraising party, held on the eve of opening day at the Saratoga Race Course, begins at 6:30 p.m. at Siro’s Restaurant, 168 Lincoln Avenue, Saratoga Springs. At 7:30 p.m., there will be a presentation to the evening’s honoree, jockey Javier Castellano, who has been selected as a 2017 inductee into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. Castellano rode Cloud Computing to victory in this year’s Preakness Stakes and he has received the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey for four consecutive years, 2013 to 2016.
The event will welcome many notables from the world of horse racing. Guests will dance to music from The Electric City Horns until 11 p.m. under an open-air tent. The evening includes fine cuisine created especially for Siro’s Cup by the chefs and executive staff of Hunt & Fish Club, Manhattan’s acclaimed steakhouse. Siro’s Cup is held rain or shine.
The popular event is a benefit for the Center for Disability Services Foundation, Inc. The Center is a resource for people of all ages who have disabilities or health related conditions and it provides programs and services often not found anywhere else. The Center has a 75-year history in the Capital Region and beyond. It is known as the place where people get better at life and it provides hope, innovation, and opportunities for achievement to the individuals and families it serves.