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Register For The Annual NYS AFL-CIO COPE Day At The Races

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You are cordially invited to join your union family for our annual Day At The Races, July 21, 2022 from 11am - 6pm, to benefit the New York State AFL-CIO Committee on Political Education (COPE). The event will be held at Saratoga Race Course's The Rail at The 1863 Club.

The COPE Department provides year-round programs of political education, Get-Out-The-Vote campaigns, and non-partisan registration for union members across the state.

Thursday, July 21, 2022
11:00 am- 6:00 pm
12:30 pm – 3:30 pm – Buffet Lunch Served
1:00 pm – Post Time

The Rail at The 1863 Club
Saratoga Race Course
267 Union Avenue
Saratoga Springs, NY 12866

Hotel Reservations
The union hotels are the Gideon Putnam and Saratoga Hilton
(Click Here for NYS AFL-CIO Rate at Hilton)

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Map of the Saratoga Race Course


Traveling by Car

From New York Metropolitan Area:
New York Thruway (I-87) to Exit 24 at Albany, then the Northway (I-87) to Exit 14. West on NY Route 9P, just outside the track gates. The track can also be reached by an alternate route, leaving the Northway at Exit 13N - US Route 9.

From Western New York:
New York Thruway (I-90) to Exit 28 at Fultonville (Route 30A), to Johnstown and Route 29E to Saratoga Springs; or New York Thruway to Exit 27 at Amsterdam, Route 67E to Ballston Spa and Route 50 to Saratoga Springs.

From Upstate and Canada:
Northway (I-87) to Exit 14 to Saratoga Springs.

From Massachusetts and Connecticut:
Mass. Turnpike to NY Thruway (I-90), north to Exit 24 (Albany), then Northway (I-87) to Exit 14.

From Vermont and New Hampshire:
Route 40 to Schuyerville and Route 29 to Saratoga Springs.

By Bus

Adirondack Trailways provides bus service to Saratoga Springs. Call (800) 776-7548 or visit for fares and schedules.

By Railroad

Amtrak provides service to Saratoga Springs. For a list of departure cities, prices and reservations, call 1-800-USA-RAIL.