Racing Continues at Saratoga Casino and Hotel

March 16th, 2020

March 16, 2020- We have been advised that the racing program will continue at Saratoga Casino – Hotel. No spectators until further notice.

Pennsylvania Governor wants horse racing revenue from Slots for other use

March 8th, 2020

Pennsylvania may divert the horse racing revenue from slot machines to subsidize college scholarships. Visit

There is poll in the right margin regarding the issue.


January 18th, 2020

Qualifiers will be held at 1:00 PM on Wed. Feb 5, Sat Feb 8 and Wed Feb 12.

Thursday Feb. 20th qualifiers begin at 9:15AM.

Beginning, Saturday Feb 29th the qualifiers will begin at 12:30PM.

Racing begins Sunday February 16th – 12:00PM post.

2019 Awards

January 18th, 2020

2019 Year End Awards

Driver of the Year     Billy Dobson                                 

Trainer of the Year Melissa Beckwith

Horseman of the Year   Mark Beckwith                      

Horsewoman of the Year  Michelle Crawford

Johnny Page Award Driver Breakthrough      Steeven Genois

Peerless McGrath Award Trainer Breakthrough       Lisa Zabielski

2yr old Pacer                                                   Chuppah On                            

3yr old Pacer                                                    Chase You

Filly/Mare Claiming Pacer                           Pancakes

Claiming Pacer  ($7,500-12,500)                  Cool Jack

Claiming Pacer  ($15,000 and up)              Howmacsblackjack

Pacer of the Year                                            Crockets Cullen N

Filly/Mare Pacer of the Year                        Happy Heart                                             

2yr old Trotter                                                 C and T’s Credit                                

3yr old Trotter                                                  Powerscourt

Claiming Trotter                                               I M Fishin

Trotter of the Year                                           Cash Me Out

Trainers Nominate a Groom

November 8th, 2019

Groom of the Year Award- Trainers please forward a letter explaining your reason a groom from your stable deserves to be nominated for the Groom of the Year.  The deadline is November 30, 2019. Nominations may be sent to Saratoga Harness Horsepersons Assoc PO Box 171 Saratoga Springs NY 12866.

SHHA Annual Meeting and Award Ceremony

November 4th, 2019

The annual banquet meeting and award ceremony will be Saturday December 21, 2019. Members will receive more information through the mail.

Children’s Santa Luncheon

November 4th, 2019

The Children’s Santa Luncheon will be Saturday December 14th at 1:00PM in the Track Kitchen. Wish Books will be available in the track kitchen and paddock snack bar November 16-December 7th. Please sign you child’s name, age and a present on their wish list. Santa will arrive at 1:30PM.

Grooms Thanksgiving Luncheon

November 4th, 2019

The SHHA’s annual Grooms Thanksgiving luncheon is scheduled for Tuesday, November 19th at the Track Kitchen. Lunch begins at 11:30AM. Enjoy your meal.

SHHA Trainers, Drivers and Grooms Health Enrollment

November 4th, 2019

Saturday, November 16th at 11AM-1PM, a member of Bouchey and Clarke agency will be in the SHHA office (upstair in the paddock). The representative will have information regarding Blue Shield of Northeastern New York and applications for enrollment.

NYS Sire Stakes & USTA District 8 Banquet

October 21st, 2019