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 2010 - Posts

Blame's Game

Horseplayers expected the Whitney to be highway robbery with Quality Road the 1-2 favorite, but Blame won in a street fight.... Read More

Feel Good Game

Everything that makes Saratoga incomparable was available--from inspirational horse racing to irrational pleasures such as faux diamond rings.... Read More

As the World Turns

An international cast of characters converges in the small New York town as the yearlings disappear from the auction grounds.... Read More

No Use Complaining

Business was down but the good weather held steady as a son of Mineshaft burned up the track and The Sheikh took his treasure in horses.... Read More

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