The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, in conjunction with the New York Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund, will offer a special tour package featuring McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds and the Museum on Thursday, July 13.
The unique experience includes an in-depth tour of the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame followed by a bus trip from the Museum to nearby McMahon Thoroughbreds, one of New York’s premier thoroughbred breeding farms. A catered lunch will be served on the bus. The experience starts at 11 a.m. at the Museum. The cost is $40 for Museum members and $50 for non-members. Participants will also receive a special discount in the Museum gift shop the day of the event.
Reservations are required for this event and space is limited. Please call our events line at (518) 584-0400 ext. 120 to reserve your spot or (518) 584-0400 ext. 118 for additional information.
McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds was founded in 1971 on Fitch Road in the town of Saratoga. Owned by Joe and Anne McMahon, the farm produces hundreds of foals each year and currently stands the stallions Central Banker, Forty Tales, Here Comes Ben, Laoban and Teuflesberg. The farm is most famous for being the birthplace of Funny Cide, the New York-bred winner of the 2003 Kentucky Derby and Preakness Stakes. To learn more about McMahon of Saratoga Thoroughbreds, please visit www.mcmahonthoroughbreds.com or call (518) 587-3426.
The New York Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund’s mission is: “To promote by monetary incentives the responsible breeding of quality thoroughbred racehorses in keeping with the founding legislation to preserve New York’s irreplaceable farmland.” To learn more about the New York Thoroughbred Breeding and Development Fund, please visit www.nybreds.com or call (518) 388-0174.