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 2009 - Posts

Hats Off to Seventh Street

Godolphin's mud-loving filly by Street Cry won the Go For Wand. But the filly on television in the Haskell had the fans tipping their "Hats Off to Saratoga" caps in approval.... Read More

Running a Blue Streak

Racing from dawn to dusk engaged people of all interests, including cross country runners, horseplayers and a one-year-old toddler, as Steve Asmussen saddles stakes winners within minutes of each other.... Read More

The Summer Resident Takes Leave

In the quiet of early morning, the most famous of the 1800 horses stabled at Saratoga exits the premises undetected. Later, one of the least predictable wins the Lake George. ... Read More

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