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Against All Odds

Everyone has a way of picking winners, and watching the odds-board is one of them. Some horses figured, and others didn't. ... Read More

Bull and More Bull

It may have been the first Saturday in nearly a century that a significant stakes didn't grace the program. But 31,497 fans jammed the track's hallowed grounds to bet a whopping $5.2 million. ... Read More

Heaven Sent

Carol Homersham and Joan Proctor of Barrie, Ontario were the most stunning women at breakfast in their custom-made hats. It was Homersham's first visit to a racetrack, but she looked like a Kentucky Oaks fashionista in her black mesh chapeau with a big bow. ... Read More

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


Nothing ruins a day at the races more than rain, and at Saratoga, where people huddle under the trees in the backyard to picnic, the effect can be worse than ants in the potato salad.... Read More

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