National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes

The National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame Stakes is an American Thoroughbred horse race set at a distance of one and one-eighths miles on the turf at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York. A Grade II event, it's open to three-year-olds of either gender, and carries a purse of $150,000.

This race was formerly known as the Gallant Man Stakes in honor of the U.S. Racing Hall of Fame horse, Gallant Man. The National Museum of Racing was begun in Saratoga Springs in 1950. In 1955, the Museum moved to its present site on Union Avenue, across the street from Saratoga Race Course. It was run at the distance of a mile and an eighth from 1985 to 1995, then at a mile and a sixteenth in 1996 and 1997. In 1998, the distance was changed back to a mile and an eighth.

Saratoga Race Course Graded Stakes Races

Stakes Race Grade Purse
Schuylerville Stakes III $100,000
Coaching Club American Oaks I $250,000
Sanford Stakes II $150,000
Lake George Stakes II $150,000
Jim Dandy Stakes II $500,000
Diana Stakes I $500,000
Fourstardave Handicap II $150,000
Ruffian Handicap I $250,000
Amsterdam Stakes II $150,000
Test Stakes I $250,000
Whitney Handicap I $750,000
Honorable Miss Handicap II $150,000
Alfred G. Vanderbilt Handicap I $250,000
National Museum of Racing HOF Stakes II $150,000
Sword Dancer Invitational Handicap I $500,000
Adirondack Stakes II $150,000
Saratoga Special Stakes II $150,000
Alabama Stakes I $500,000
Lake Placid Stakes II $150,000
Bernard Baruch Handicap II $200,000
Victory Ride Stakes III $100,000
Ballston Spa Handicap II $200,000
Ballerina Stakes I $250,000
King's Bishop Stakes I $250,000
Travers Stakes I $1,000,000
Personal Ensign Stakes I $300,000
With Anticipation Stakes II $150,000
Forego Handicap I $250,000
Woodward Stakes I $750,000
Saranac Stakes III $100,000
Spinaway Stakes I $250,000
Glens Falls Handicap III $100,000
Hopeful Stakes I $250,000

Travers Stakes at Saratoga

Field & Odds are set for the 150th running of the $1,250,000 Travers Stakes which will be held on Saturday, August 24 at Saratoga Race Course.

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