Travers Stakes

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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

Paddock Postings

Post position isn't supposed to mean much in a 1 ¼ mile race at Saratoga. Yet, quite a media gathering took place in the paddock at 11:00 on a perfectly sublime Wednesday morning to learn which horse will... Read More

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