Vic Zast Saratoga Diary

Vic Zast’s daily journal of the Saratoga premier summertime race meet and the characters who make their annual pilgrimage there.

August 2008 - Posts

Ear Plugs

There's been an uptick in sales of ear plugs at the CVS drug store. The yearlings have returned to the Fasig-Tipton grounds on Madison and East, and sleep-deprived residents of nearby Fifth Avenue are being awakened by their whinnying at 4 a.m.... Read More

Half-Dressed Outfits and Full Field Routes

Thursdays are the days the steeplechase horses compete. On this Thursday, only three races on the card were worth watching, and the first race - 2 1/16 miles over nine fences, with many quondam flat runners - was a fun one.... Read More

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