Travers Stakes

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University of Lukas

Party people who witnessed the last cocktails poured in the Caroline St. bars must have loved that some pilot in a Piper Cub airplane was buzzing the skies above Saratoga Racecourse at 6:00 AM. Whoever... Read More

What's Up, Pussycat?

After 28 years of lending a public face to the Travers Stakes with his iconic posters, exile is the thanks Greg Montgomery is getting from NYRA. The NYRA hospitality department reportedly has entered into... Read More

Following a Blue Moon

Belmont Child Care Association, the organization that provides shelter and learning to the children of backstretch workers as they tend to the horses in the mornings, held in 16th annual fundraising party... Read More

War! What is it Good For?

Well, it’s good for a straight win bet, an exacta bet, or a trifecta bet. Those are all the ways you can possibly cash a big ticket in Saturday’s Travers Stakes if you play War Dancer, either by himself... Read More

His Moment

by Vic Zast Saturday’s card was the best of the new season. A notable crowd of 25,375 fans witnessed top competition from start to finish. Three stakes – all graded, an opener that saw the venerable Caixa... Read More

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

Canoe Issues

The first words from trainer Kiaran McLaughlin at the post-Travers press conference were, “What are they going to do with the canoe?” A Mohican on patrol at the Wishing Well in search of the tribe’s missing... Read More

Thanks, Stay Thirsty

I did not watch the Travers Stakes this year. I did not think of the Travers Stakes this year. I did not think about Thoroughbred racing as it was being run, especially considering the race was not shown... Read More

Looking Left

It’s impossible to ascertain the significance of the gr. 1 Travers Stakes on a national basis because here everything about it has been blown out of proportion. The race is, after all, the showpiece of... Read More

The Zast of The Mohicans

Talk about the Travers has shifted to talk about Travers weather. Yesterday, despite a perfectly sunny, late summer morning, everyone, including the local television weather watchers, seemed focused on... Read More

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