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Horse racing in Saratoga continues at harness track

The more famous Saratoga thoroughbred track may have closed for the season in early September, but that doesn’t mean horse racing has ended ...
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NYRA announces 2017 Saratoga giveaway schedule

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York State Racing Association (NYRA) announced Tuesday the promotions schedule for the upcoming summer racing season at Saratoga ...
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Crushing the Belmont Stakes

Crushing the Belmont Stakes

It’s that time of year again. The test of the champion. The 12 furlong Belmont Stakes. This is the 3rd leg of the ...
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Siena College and Saratoga Race Course team up to benefit fans

Siena College and Saratoga Race Course team up to benefit fans

ALBANY — Siena College Athletics and Saratoga Race Course are teaming up to offer fans a limited time offer through the end of ...
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Legendary Times Union sportswriter returns to work

Albany Times Union sportswriter Tim Wilkin and his byline are back in the paper after a two-month absence from the Hearst-owned property. Wilkin, who ...
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Crushing the Preakness

Crushing the Preakness

Race 1- Post time @ 10:30 1 1/16 Miles Dirt #5 Spring Quality(9-5), #6 Kaitain(2-1), #7 Cause He’s Western(6-1) Race 2- Post time ...
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Pimlico selections and analysis 5/19/17

Pimlico selections and analysis 5/19/17

Well, after an abysmal opening weekend I decided to take two weeks off and wait until the Preakness to resurface. This time the ...
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Crushing the Kentucky Derby

Crushing the Kentucky Derby

Crushing the 143rd Kentucky Derby! 20 three-year old colts will go into the gate Saturday Evening and begin the best two minutes in ...
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Crushing the Kentucky Oaks

It is that time of year again. Horse racing season is in full swing. This weekend kicks everything a horse owner dreams of, ...
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Horse Racing, Albany’s professional sport prepares for big weekend

“We don’t have a major sports team, this is our major sports team,” Director of Marketing at Capital OTB Shannon Donovan said “It’s ...
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Season tickets for Saratoga Race Course to go on sale Wednesday

Season tickets for Saratoga Race Course to go on sale Wednesday

Season tickets for the 2017 Saratoga Race Course meet will go on sale Wednesday, March 15, NYRA announced Tuesday. A season pass will ...
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Crushing the Breeders’ Cup

Crushing the Breeders’ Cup 2016 Longshot of the race(L) Longshot of the day(LOTD) Best bet of the day(Best Bet) Also Eligible(AE) Repeating in ...
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Belmont Park picks: 10/26/16

I finally have a place where I can share my knowledge to hundreds of people at a time. This will be the place ...
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Jose Ortiz claims first Saratoga championship

It was only a matter of time before the Saratoga Race Course star got his title. Jose Ortiz was crowned as the 2016 ...
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Saratoga Race Course recap: September 1

On the final Thursday and 36th day of the 2016 Saratoga meet, the usual 10 races were held. The day was highlighted by ...
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Saratoga Race Course: Travers Day recap

Excitement was in the air on a perfect Saturday afternoon, as the 147th running of the Travers Stakes was run at Saratoga Race ...
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Saratoga Race Course recap: August 25

In day 30 of the Saratoga meet, the usual 10 races were held. The excitement was high at The Spa Thursday, as the ...
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Severe weather cancels six races at Saratoga

Severe weather cancels six races at Saratoga

Severe weather has cancelled the final six races of Saturday’s 11 race card at Saratoga Race Course. The fourth race of the afternoon ...
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Saratoga Race Course recap: August 4th

The Saratoga Race Course continued it’s meet on Thursday. 10 races were held, highlighted by the 20th running of The A.P. Smithwick Memorial ...
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Saratoga Race Course recap: July 29th

Saratoga NY — Saratoga Race Course completed its first full week of racing on Friday afternoon. Ten races were held at The Spa, ...
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Saratoga Race Course results: July 25th

Race One: Win: Girl Talk, John Velazquez Place: Verve’s Tale, Javier Castallano Show: Crystal Wave, Jose Ortiz   Race Two: Win: Grey Glory, ...
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Saratoga Race Course results: July 24

Race One: Win: Comandante, Ricardo Santana Jr Place: Gambler’s Ghost, Angel Arroyo Show: Because I’m Happy, Samuel Camacho Jr   Race Two: Win: ...
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Saratoga Race Course results: July 23rd

The following are the results from Saratoga Race Course for Saturday, July 23rd.   Race One: Win: Money Changer, Javier Castallano Place: Afleet ...
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Saratoga recap: July 22nd

Saratoga — On Friday afternoon, the historic Saratoga Race Course opened up for it’s 153rd season of racing. 10 races were held on ...
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Saratoga Race Course Opening Day preview

As the summer gets into full swing, it’s time for Saratoga Race Course to wake up and become one of the premier horse ...
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