Vic Zast Saratoga Diary posts tagged "Travers"

The Look of Leftovers

Suddenly, with the onset of Travers Week, the tone of the racecourse has shifted to horse racing. Saturday alone will feature four graded stakes. The horses that will race are among the best of their generations.... Read More

Dream Day Afternoon

Favorites fell with alarming persistence, as Colonel John shows that he, too, is persistent in a memorable Travers. Gov. Paterson of New York takes credit for his State when little is due while presenting the trophy to WinStar Farm.... Read More

The Real Colonel is Coming

Colonel John, an interesting contender for the Travers, jogged on the track, as his Winstar connections awaited another Colonel John. A superfecta pays a number so big it won't print out on the tote board.... Read More

Out with the Up-and-Overs

Inclement weather is wreaking havoc with Saratoga. Yesterday, two men in tights from the New York City Ballet called off their trophy presentation to the winners of the third race because the rain would have ruined their costumes. ... Read More

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