All blog posts tagged "Saratoga"

Doug Davis

The charm of horse racing lies primarily in the animals that do it—their beauty, grace, power and their degree of class. But there is an undeniable attraction to the colorful human beings that make it... Read More

Saratoga Memories 2012

The following are images from the 2012 Saratoga meeting . All photos by Steve Haskin Saratoga begins at Todd Pletcher's barn and his 2-year-old assault force, which sent out an amazing 23 individual winners... Read More

Saratoga State of Mind

My first trip to Saratoga Springs was a whirlwind—four days and nights at the Spa seemed to fly by, and before I knew it, I was returning to Lexington, back to reality. When I told people I was traveling... Read More

The Little Horse That Could

2012 James Marvin starter Jackson Bend (photo: Kim Brewer) "If Seabiscuit were picking runners, he'd say, 'Hey, Jackson, I want you on my team,'" one Nicholas P. Zito remarked on a Wednesday afternoon... Read More

Spa La La La La

Yes, ‘tiz the season to be jolly. Saratoga is here again, and it seems to be getting earlier and earlier. The first half of the year has been a series of emotional ups and downs with issues so hot they... Read More

Time to Get On with It

If in 1863 John Morrissey didn’t believe that change was necessary, Saratoga horse racing fans would be watching harness races and looking into the north at horses running instead of the south. The sun... Read More


Life returned to the racecourse on a day NYRA hung a skeleton in the grandstand and parked a hearse out in front. The Abby Todd Dancers of Albany, NY performed “Thriller” between races. Their dance began... Read More

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