Category Archives: Race Course

Saratoga 150: Porch Decorating Contest

Hidden Places: Porch Decorating Contest Porches have always been vital to the social life of Saratoga Springs. Historically, porches were spaces that served as transitional spaces between the hazards and challenges of the outside world and the safety and comfort of private interiors of residences. In Saratoga Springs, the porches or verandas of the grand […]
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2012 Annual Report

Interested in learning what the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation accomplished over the past calendar year, please read our 2012 Annual Report.  If you have any questions, please contact the office at (518) 587-5030.  Please click here.
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Summer Lecture Series

Race Course Architecture Paul Roberts, Speaker $10 members/$15 non-members per lecture See below for dates, details and locations. Paul Roberts will present three lectures on historic race courses world-wide. The last of which will feature research from his newly published book The Spa: Saratoga’s Legendary Track. After each lecture, Mr. Roberts will host a book […]
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Member’s Day

July 16, 2011 8:30-10:30am Oklahoma Track Current members of SSPF are invited to join us for a morning at the Oklahoma Track! Enjoy watching the track being prepped for racing while the horses are warmed up. A light breakfast, care of Panera Bread, will be served as well as a guided tour of the back-stretch. […]
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Foundation Hosts NYRA Community Meeting

Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation Hosts Community Meeting with Charles Hayward, President & CEO of NYRA, and Paul Roberts of Turnberry Consulting, Strategic Development Advisorfor NYRA. They will provide an update on plans for Historic Saratoga Race Course. Those attending will be given the opportunity to make suggestions and express their views on the future of the Race Course. Tuesday, March 15th at 5:30 p.m. at the Dee Sarno Theater, Saratoga Arts Center, 320 Broadway.
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Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation Hosts A Tour of World Race Courses

[Saratoga Springs, NY] On Thursday, August 5, 2010, the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation will present “England to Dubai: A World Race Course Tour” in conjunction with a silent auction, at 7:00 p.m. at the Fasig-Tipton Pavilion on East Avenue. Paul Roberts of London-based Turnberry Consulting will take racing fans on a tour of the world’s […]
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BEYOND THE GRANDSTAND: HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPE OF THE SARATOGA RACE COURSE BACKSTRETCH

The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation presents BEYOND THE GRANDSTAND: HISTORIC ARCHITECTURE AND LANDSCAPE OF THE SARATOGA RACE COURSE BACKSTRETCH sponsored by the Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust on Monday, July 26th at 7:00 p.m. at the Saratoga Springs Public Library at 49 Henry Street. Kim Konrad Alvarez of Landmark Consulting and Martha Lyon of Martha […]
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Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation Raises $32K for Saratoga Race Course Inventory

SARATOGA SPINGS, NY: After two years of fundraising the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation has successfully raised the necessary funds to complete Phase I of the inventory of the Saratoga Race Course. A comprehensive inventory of all buildings and landscape features of the Saratoga Race Course is part of the final agreement that awarded the New […]
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Ashley Halsey Watercolor Originals of Saratoga Race Course

Watercolor Originals The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation is pleased to present Saratoga Race Course Watercolor Originals by Ashley Halsey. The Foundation comissioned Ashley to paint watercolors of the Race Course to raise awareness of the many aspects of this architectural jewel.  Ashley, from Stonington, Connecticut, has a degree in Studio Art from Skidmore College and […]
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Race Course Reflections

Ashley Halsey’s Saratoga Race Course, featuring watercolors of historic Saratoga Race Course and comments by people whose lives are intertwined with the racing season, was released at a celebration on December 11, 2008 at 112 Spring Street to benefit the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation. All proceeds from the publication, illustrated by Ashley Halsey and edited […]
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