This year, Travers is HUGE with Triple Crown winner American Pharoah entering the race, and the day is sold out and open only to ticket holders. That doesn’t mean you can’t take part in #Pharoahtoga Phever though, we’ve got the lowdown on where to watch the race off-track this year. Downtown is going to be INSANE.
The Barrelhouse Tapping a keg of Dogfish Head Brewery’s “Midas Touch”, a beer brewed with ingredients dating back to The Pyramids and unveiling our “Pharoahtoga”Sandwich(A Triple Crown of Beef, Turkey, and Ham on Sourdough topped with lettuce, tomato, onion, guacamole, bacon and smoked gouda on three slices on fresh sourdough). 3 hours of open bar and BBQ Dinner for $50 in advance or $55 day of event, air conditioned bar or out on the patio, on flat screen televisions. Use our complimentary WiFi to place your bets on your gaming accounts. American Pharoah merchandise will be available for purchase!
The Crown Grill Bar TV’s to watch the race, a special 3-course menu for $18.64 from 4-6 PM, $5 cocktails: The Saratoga Mule (Tito’s Vodka, Bermuda Ginger Beer and Fresh Pressed Lime Juice) and The Triple Crown (Prosecco, Aperol, Blood Orange Liqueur and Fresh Pressed OJ from Saratoga Juice Bar), seafood and steak specials, reservations recommended, no cover.
Dango’s Large screen TV’s throughout the Patio and Inside, doors open at 11 AM. reservations recommended, no cover, Audiostars performing live after the race.
Gaffney’s Restaurant TV’s throughout the restaurant to watch the races, drink specials
Harvey’s Irish Pub and Restaurant Many TV’s throughout the restaurant to watch the races, drink specials and 11th Hour bar specials from 11 PM-12 AM, The Wallies live, 9:00 PM to 1:00 AM, reservations recommended.
The Ice House Many large screen TV’s with new surround sound, appetizer and beer specials, live music after the race, no cover until 8pm ($10).
The Parting Glass Doors open at 10am, serving traditional Irish Breakfast, Back patio cook out at 6 PM. Watch the Races all day on one of the large flat screen TV’s, no reservations necessary. Irish American Pharoah special drink – Tito’s potato vodka, midori and lemonade.
Restaurant at 62 Beekman 3 42” LCD TV’s and large outdoor patio, party starts at 11:45am and specials throughout the 13 races, Brunch will be served from 10am – 3pm and dinner service last seating is at 9:30pm. Reservations strongly recommended. Specials are for bar area only, 2 for 1 Drinks at the bar including top shelf, drafts and wine, $5 tappas, Silent Auction for $50 gift card & a $25 gift card for best Travers Hat or Fastener by popular vote *must be present to claim prize.
Saratoga Casino and Raceway
Vapor: Watch the action on their massive 16-foot screen and wager right in Vapor! Plus enjoy $3 Blue Moons and $4 Ketel One Citreon cocktails. Doors open at 4pm. FREE Admission! *Must be 21 or older to attend events in Vapor.
Fortunes: Catch all the Travers action and wager right from your table! Feast on our delicious $32. 95 Travers Day Buffet. Doors open at noon. Call (518) 581-5790 to make your reservations today! Fortunes will open for their regular dinner offerings following the last race of the day.
Mezzanine: Just want to make a bet? Visit our mezzanine, open at 9 AM on Travers Day.
The Lodge: Open for cocktails and wagering at 5pm. Watch and wager on The Travers Stakes in this historic Saratoga venue. The Lodge is owned and operated by Saratoga Casino and Raceway. They are open for cocktails at 5pm Thursdays through Sundays during the Saratoga summer meet and are currently booking year round private events and weddings. For more information contact Colleen Carlson at (518) 581-5750.
Saratoga National Golf Club Several large screen TV’s for easy viewing, seats 250 ppl. Prime Steak & Seafood Buffet at the Blue Stone Tent Pad, Reservations Available between 7pm – 10pm, Reservations Required – Call 518-306-2330.
The Stadium Cafe 25 TV’s on all your favorite sports, offering our Signature Ribs and Chicken Breast doused in our award winning BBQ sauce with a side of macaroni salad. Also offering Sweet Tea cocktail, made with Twisted Tea draught & peach vodka. Reservations recommended, no cover.
Wheatfields Saratoga 4 flat screen to view the race on NBC, party starts at 3:00 PM with complimentary appetizers and pizza buffet, Travers drink and draft beer specials, Hat Contest, Superfecta ticket giveaways. Prizes include American Pharoah winning tickets, Stella Artois Chalis, gift certificates, and more!
BWP To celebrate the Travers BWP will have $15 Buckets of Bud & Bud Light, $5 Cheese & Pepperoni Pizzas, $3 Heineken, FREE Superfecta tickets (you could be a huge winner!) Happy Hour from 3-6:pm and Live Music at 7:
It’ll be a party! Go Pharoah Go!