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Stay Thirsty Wins Travers Stakes
As the northeast prepares for Hurricane Irene and all the rain water it'll bring, there was some irony at the 142nd Travers as Stay Thirsty wins the Mid-Summer Derby. Stay Thirsty was able to defeat Preakness winner Shackleford and Belmont winner Ruler on Ice.
Camping Out For Picnic Tables At Travers Stakes
The Travers Stakes is what makes the Saratoga Race Course so special.  It's the one race everyone looks forward to each year.
In addition to the great horse racing, the Midsummer Derby is also known for something else - people camping out overnight to get a spot in the coveted Saratoga…
Travers Stakes Post Position Draw Set For Wednesday
We're just 5 days away from the 142nd running of the Grade I, $1 million Travers Stakes and the excitement is building.
Post Position Draw for the Travers, scheduled to be run Saturday, August 27, will be on Wednesday, August 24th at 11:00am.
Talking Track Part 2: Handicapping and Reading the Program
Playing amateur horseman at Saratoga can be confusing.  What does all the random gibberish in that book mean?  Why do all the horses have ridiculous names?  Is that trainer really named McGillycuddy (Yes)?!  Well ladies and gentlemen, with the track opening on Friday, I’m here to answer all your que…
Saratoga Races To Be Televised On NBC And Verses This Summer
For the first time ever, horseracing fans across the country will get to see all of the major stakes races at Saratoga Race Course this summer.
NYRA and the NBC Sports Group announced a partnership to broadcast “Summer at Saratoga,” live racing over seven weekends this sum…