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Saratoga Race Course to introduce unique marketplace


SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – A new marketplace full of local sellers will be featured at the Saratoga Race Course throughout race season.

Uniquely New York Marketplace will be held each Sunday of the racing season at Saratoga Race Course from 10:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. featuring 13 vendors and artisans.

"As one of the leading suppliers of food and agricultural products in the nation, New York has a proud history of producing quality, locally-made goods. It seems only fitting to showcase these products in a setting that matches their importance to the community," NYRA Vice President & Director of Hospitality Stephen Travers said. "We look forward to inviting track patrons to learn more about businesses from the region while purchasing a diverse array of items produced exclusively in the Empire State."

Designed to highlight geographical diversity and diversity in products, the marketplace will feature vendors from the Hudson Valley, Capital Region, Mohawk Valley and Western New York.

The following vendors are scheduled to participate in the inaugural Uniquely New York Marketplace at Saratoga Race Course:

  • Adirondack Candle Company of Glenville, N.Y.
    High-quality handmade candles reflecting the life and scents of the great Adirondacks
  • Dutch Desserts of Kinderhook, N.Y.
    Gourmet fruit, nut and chocolate tarts
  • Karma Sauce Company of Pittsford, N.Y.
    Artisan handmade condiments including hot sauce, mustard, ketchup, rubs and more
  • Merry Hill Farm of Amsterdam, N.Y.
    Hand-dyed, all-natural alpaca yarn, hand knit and felted items
  • Mountain Winds Farm of Berne, N.Y. 
    Family-owned maple farm offering maple syrup, maple candy and maple cream
  • Mu Mu Muesli of Sharon Springs, N.Y.
    Organic oat cereal and pancake mix
  • Peanut Principle of Cohoes, N.Y. 
    Gourmet nut and seed butters made with high-quality ingredients
  • Pixie's Preserves of Waterford, N.Y.
    Homemade jams, jellies and marmalades
  • RAD Soap Company of Cohoes, N.Y.
    Handcrafted soaps, lotions and body creams
  • Saratoga Salsa & Spice Company of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
    Salsa, barbecue sauce and bloody mary mix
  • Saratoga Sweets of Clifton Park, N.Y.
    Handmade chocolates, candy, truffles and novelties
  • Spacey Tracy's Pickles of Rhinebeck, N.Y.
    Gourmet pickles, pickled jellies and spreads
  • Whalen's Horseradish Products of Saratoga Springs, N.Y.
  • Homemade, hand-prepared horseradish, sauces and cheese spreads

The Uniquely New York Marketplace will be held each Sunday throughout the 2013 summer racing season: July 21 and 28; August 4, 11, 18, 25; and September 1.


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