Saratoga 150 Porch Decorating Contest

The Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation held a Porch Decorating Contest in conjunction with the Saratoga 150 Celebration, honoring 150 years of racing in Saratoga Springs. The Porch Decorating Contest encouraged property owners located near Saratoga Race Course to decorate their front porch to celebrate the Saratoga Race Course’s 150th Anniversary. 

Prizes were given in the following categories: Most Elegant, Most Track Inspired, Most Historically Accurate, and Wildcard.  The winner of each category received the opportunity of naming a race during the New York Racing Association’s 2013 Saratoga Race Course season.

Entries in the contest were:


Winners of The Saratoga 150 Porch Decorating Contest were:


Most Track Inspired - 117 Nelson Avenue, Brian, Georgie, Maginn, Ripley, and Elise Lussier


Most Historically Accurate - 180 Lake Avenue, Jill Ramos and Rod Sprattling


Most Elegant - 171 Lake Avenue, Joan and John Brophy with assistance from Jim and Nancy St. John


Wildcard - 132 Nelson Avenue, Mike and Kim Billok


Honorable Mention - 145 Union Avenue, Michele Erceg and Bob Giordano 


Honorable Mention - 107 Union Avenue, Peg Quinn and Dennis Campochiaro 


Honorable Mention - 115 Union Avenue, Charles Foster 

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