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Taking Track: Breeders’ Cup Saturday Recap
What a day from Churchill Downs.  It had exciting finishes, it had upsets, it had surprises and it had tremendous stories, certainly headlined by the redemption of Mike Smith and the stunning run of Drosselmeyer to take the Breeders' Cup Classic in both stunning and emphatic fashion.
Talking Track: Breeders’ Cup Friday Recap
An exciting day of racing graced the historic ground of Churchill Downs on Friday. The Breeders' Cup played out its opening act over the wet track in Kentucky with My Miss Aurelia a profound winner of the Juvenile Fillies and Royal Delta an impressive champion of the Ladies' Classic.
Talking Track: Alabama Stakes Recap
It was a gorgeous summer day at the Saratoga Race Course for the 131st running of the Alabama Stakes.  The race was supposed to be the crowning of It's Tricky, the three year old filly who had already won two legs of the TVG Triple Tiara.  However, Royal Delta stole the show and score…
Talking Track: Alabama Preview
The Saratoga Race Course season continues its slow crescendo to the Travers with Saturday's renewal of the $500,000 grade one Alabama Stakes.  This race, for three year old filles at a mile and a quarter, features some real quality and will surely be a jewel of the 2011 Saratoga season. &n…
Talking Track: Betting the Odds
The Saratoga season is reaching it's peak.  We're into week five and have therefore begun the crescendo into two of the Spa's biggest stakes races, the Alabama and the Travers.  In anticipation of these two races, which I'm sure will be infinitely hard to handicap, I thought I'd bring you a little a…
Talking Track: Gambler’s Log
Well folks, the Saratoga season is in full swing.  And maybe you're wondering what it's like to be a gambler up at the famous Saratoga Race Course?  It's a little hard to put into words, but I certainly wanted to try.  I spent a day recording my thoughts before, during and after post time - Star Tre…
Talking Track: The Whitney
Saturday's Saratoga racing card featured the 84th running of the Whitney Invitational.  This mile and an eighth race is probably the second biggest race (next to the Travers) Saratoga has to offer, though the Jim Dandy and the Alabama may have something to say about that.  Patrons of the ponies who …
Talking Track Part 4: Getting Around
With twenty thousand gamblin' fools descending on the Saratoga Race Course everyday, getting around can get a little hectic.  But with the right knowledge you can master the logistics of Saratoga.  You may just need some help.  This is Talking Track: The Novice's Guide to th…

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