Friday, 02 August 2013 08:58

Travers Day VIP Experience at Saratoga Race Course Up for Grabs

By Staff Report | News

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA), Coca-Cola and Dunkin’ Donuts have teamed up to offer racing fans the opportunity to experience the annual Mid-Summer Derby at Saratoga Race Course in style.

The all-new “Travers Day VIP Experience” offers Dunkin’ Donuts and Coca-Cola customers the exclusive chance to win a true VIP experience for the 144th running of the $1 million Travers at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, August 24. 

“We are excited to partner with Dunkin’ Donuts and Coca-Cola to offer this outstanding prize package to experience the crown jewel of the summer racing season in extraordinary fashion,” said NYRA Vice President and Chief Marketing Officer Rodnell Workman. “We look forward to welcoming the winner to Saratoga Race Course on this year’s Travers Day.”

For details on how to enter the “Travers Day VIP Experience,” visit the Coca-Cola display at any one of more than 360 participating Dunkin’ Donuts restaurants throughout upstate New York.

One grand prize winner will receive a table for four in the Turf Terrace, including food and non-alcoholic beverages, a paddock tour, one parking pass, four Post Parade programs and a $100 gift card to the NYRA store on Travers Day.

One first prize winner will receive four Clubhouse seats, a paddock tour, one parking pass, four Post Parade programs and a $50 gift card to the NYRA store on Travers Day. One second prize winner will receive four grandstand seats, a paddock tour, one parking pass, four Post Parade programs and a $25 gift card to the NYRA store on Travers Day.

All entries must be received by August 15. Winners will be selected in a random drawing held on August 16 among all eligible entries received. No purchase is necessary; limit one entry per person. Open only to legal residents of New York, ages 18 years old and up. For a complete list of official rules, visit 

Each Thursday of the 2013 meet, all racing fans who present a Dunkin’ Donuts card or show the Dunkin’ Donuts app on their mobile phone at the admission gates will receive a $2 discount on grandstand admission at Saratoga Race Course.

Fans are invited to take advantage of a special offer from Coca-Cola each Friday of the meet. The Coca-Cola Best Bet offer includes adult grandstand admission, a Post Parade program, a hot dog and Coca-Cola, all for $5 with a voucher found on Coca-Cola displays at participating retailers throughout the greater Capital Region.

The voucher can be redeemed at the Reserved Seats Office on Union Avenue on any Friday during the season. Admission to Saratoga Race Course is free for children under 12 when accompanied by an adult any day of the meet throughout the season.

For more information about Saratoga Race Course, call (518) 584-6200 or visit

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