Saratoga Race Course opens for the 2018 season
July 20, 2018 05:10 PM
SARAATOGA SPRINGS - The gates opened up just before 7 a.m. at Saratoga Race Course. The race started for that perfect picnic table for opening day.
Hundreds of people waited in line for hours overnight for this moment.
Post time was 1 p.m. for the first race.
The two big races Friday are the $150,000 races, the Schuylerville and the Lake George. The big races this weekend are the 80th running of the $500,000 Diana on Saturday and the 102nd running of the Coaching Club American Oaks on Sunday.
NewsChannel 13 will have complete coverage of opening day on WNYT.com and our newscasts throughout the day.
Updated: July 20, 2018 05:10 PM
Created: July 20, 2018 10:56 AM
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