Saratoga Casino Hotel To Give Away An All-Inclusive Trip to the Kentucky Derby

SARATOGA SPRINGS, NY (March 29, 2017) –Next month, Saratoga Casino Hotel will be giving away an all-inclusive trip for two to the Kentucky Derby. Beginning on April 1, guests can earn entries into the ‘Dash To The Derby’ giveaway in a variety of ways.

Casino guests are encouraged to swipe their Saratoga Club cards at a kiosk on the gaming floor for a free daily entry. Racing fans will be able to earn daily entries by meeting wagering thresholds with their SaratogaBets accounts on-property, online, or over the phone.  Additionally, an online entry form open to the public has been created on Entries of all forms are accepted through April 16.

One winner will be selected from the total pool of entrants on Monday, April 17. They will receive round trip airfare for two to Louisville, Kentucky, a 3-night hotel stay, two tickets to the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby, and $500 spending cash for their trip.

“This will be a once-in-a-lifetime experience for a pair of our guests to attend the most anticipated race of the year,” said Tom Wiedmayer, General Manager of Saratoga Casino Hotel. “We’re very fortunate for our valued partnership with Churchill Downs, which made this all possible.”  

Saratoga Casino Hotel is also hosting a Kentucky Derby party on Saturday, May 6. Vapor will be open beginning at 4pm and will feature the race on its’ 16 foot screen. Saratoga Casino’s racing mezzanine will be open at 11am on May 6 and will feature the Kentucky Derby card in its entirety. Saratoga Casino Hotel remains the only casino in the Capital Region where patrons can wager on the Kentucky Derby. For more information, visit

About Saratoga Casino Hotel

Saratoga Casino Hotel, located on Crescent Avenue in Saratoga Springs, NY, features over 1,700 slots, electronic table games, Vapor, two full-service restaurants with buffets, a casual dining restaurant, three full-service bars, deli and a variety of guest services including valet parking and coat check. The all-new 117-room luxury hotel featuring Morton’s® The Steakhouse is now open. Reservations are available now at Operating hours for the gaming facility are 9 a.m. to 5 a.m. every day. Simulcast races can be viewed seven days a week and live harness racing runs February through mid-December. For a full racing schedule and additional information, please visit or call 800-727-2990. Must be 18 years of age or older to play video gaming machines or wager on horses.  Please play responsibly.


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