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Bridle Wear

Jeff Rosen of East Meadow, NY said “the lines for the tee-shirts were six furlongs long.” NYRA should go into the apparel business, if the deal for the Aqueduct casino doesn’t happen. An editorial in The... Read More

You're Out

With only six days of racing to go, a Wall Street operative named Bill Taylor heads the five public handicappers that select horses each morning for The Saratogian’s Pink Sheet. These last couple cards... Read More

Betting Your Birthday

While the secret brotherhood of 20 “Mohicans” from Schenectady, NY lay sleeping in a palatial white tee-pee on Fifth and Ludlow following a long night of sausages and firewater, a gathering of horse racing... Read More

A Great Seat

Normally, it's her pretty face that you see on TV. But Jeannine Edwards has a great seat. For those unaware of the comely ESPN commentator's off-the-air interests, she's an equestrienne par excellence... Read More

Making An Imprint

It's the first summer for setting up shop at the racecourse for an art gallery with haberdashery for sale called Sorelle Gallery. But the high cost of rent doesn't jive with the low flow of sales and it... Read More

Dead Heats

The backyard is a dust bowl. There is hardly a blade of grass on the picnic grounds. On Sunday, a cloudy start caused a smaller crowd than usual for the running of the fans. It's too bad, because if there... Read More

Deja Vu

Good horse racing is becoming the staple of Saturdays. But this time it was racing for two-year-olds - the kind most players have trouble handicapping. NYRA must have presented some sort of fan-producing... Read More

Breaking The Law

Fans will have to wait until October 2 to see Majesticperfection on the racetrack again. Trainer Steve Asmussen said the Gr. 1 Alfred G. Vanderbilt winner will remain inactive until probably the Gr. 1... Read More

Blame's Game

At the end of the afternoon of a perfect summer day, a colt named Blame assured the followers of Saratoga Race Course that it would remain the "Graveyard of Favorites." As the 7-2 second choice in a compact... Read More

As the World Turns

If you extracted from the proceeds the nearly $6.5 million that Sheikh Mohammed paid for 14 yearlings, Fasig-Tipton would be looking at a pretty disappointing result from its traditionally strong two-day... Read More

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