Spectators to be allowed at horse, auto racing events

Arrogate with Mike Smith aboard ,right, pull away from the Travers Field after the start breaking a track record winning The Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. Arrogate with Mike Smith aboard ,right, pull away from the Travers Field after the start breaking a track record winning The Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 27, 2016. | Photo: AP Photo / Hans Pennink.

WNYT Staff
Updated: April 14, 2021 06:02 PM
Created: April 14, 2021 05:51 PM

Effective April 22, spectators will be able to attend auto and horse racing events.

Of course, there will be a maximum of 20% capacity.

For the Saratoga Race Course, that's between 10,000 and 15,000 fans.

However, there are still three months to go until opening day, so those numbers could change.

Last year, the meet went on with no spectators in attendance.


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