D. Wayne Lukas

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New Beginnings at Season's End

Will VanMeter at Saratoga with Kentucky Derby winner Mine That Bird (photo courtesy Will VanMeter) LEXINGTON, Ky. (April 24, 2013) -- The meet may be coming to a close at Keeneland, but training goes on... Read More

Find That Bird--a Win

Last weekend's Whitney did not disappoint, as the top two handicap males in the country put on a terrific display for fans at Saratoga. But lost in the shuffle of the photo finish was the fifth-place effort... Read More

Lukas: Don't Forget About Dublin

In September, if you were to poll writers and horsemen on who they thought the best 2-year-old Kentucky Derby prospect was, there is a good chance Dublin would have been at the top of the list. A couple... Read More

Goat Patrol and Just Goats

If you’ve ever wondered how much one of those big plastic bags stuffed with empty beer cans is worth, the answer is $25. The “goat patrol” provides a public service for NYRA, scavenging the grandstand... Read More

Throwing Money Around

Saratoga Racecourse isn’t the site of the world’s best Thoroughbred racing anymore – in fact, it’s far from it. Today marked the beginning of a four-day Travers Stakes push and five races, the conditions... Read More

Bull and More Bull

Stella Thayer didn’t make it to the post-race dancefest at Siro’s beer tent. She probably had to rush home to squeeze into her blue jeans for the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s “Ride the... Read More

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