Let's look back in time at what Saratoga used to look like. There is some great history here, lot's of great horses raced here and while much has changed, a lot has remained the same.
#4 Onion outlasts #3 Secretariat to win the 1973 Whitney Stakes at Saratoga:
Upset beats the famous Man O'War at Saratoga in August 1919; considered one of the greatest racing upsets of all time. (Times Union Archives photo)
The backstretch at Saratoga Race Course, July 26, 1921. (Photo from the Saratoga Springs Historical Museum, George S. Bolster Collection).
A view of the porch outside the Steward's office (it is still there today) but this is 1935. (Saratoga Springs Historical Museum, George S. Bolster Collection).