Thursday, 04 March 2021 15:32

Saratoga Harness Kicks Off 80th Year of Racing

Saratoga Harness 2020 Leading Driver, Billy Dobson. Photo Credit: Melissa Simser-Iovino.  Saratoga Harness 2020 Leading Driver, Billy Dobson. Photo Credit: Melissa Simser-Iovino.

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Saratoga Harness kicked off its 80th season of live harness racing on Monday, March 1. Races will run three days a week, every Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday, with a first post at noon through the first four months of the season.

The 2021 season will feature a full slate of New York Sire Stakes action, along with new betting options. In addition to the Pick 5 with a guaranteed pool, Saratoga will be introducing two new bets geared toward building jackpot-type payoffs, the Jackpot Super High Five and the Pick
Six Jackpot. 

Due to state COVID-19 guidelines, no spectators are allowed at the track; however, fans can wager remotely on the races through Saratoga Casino Hotel’s online wagering platform, saratogabets.com, or on any other New York State approved online wagering platform. 

For a complete schedule, or for more information on the raceway’s safety procedures, visit saratogacasino.com. 

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