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The Fast Track

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NYRA Announces Winner Of Inaugural Saratoga Showdown Sweepstakes Grand Prize

On June 23, 2017, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) kicked off Saratoga Showdown, a free online contest that allowed fans to place mythical wagers and win prizes. This contest was available every race day of the 2017 Saratoga meet, and winners received entry into a grand prize sweepstakes. Recently, NYRA announced that the […]

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Horse Racing 224: Horse Tips & Stories By John Furgele

Love Horse Racing? Find Saratoga Racetrack stories, horse racing tips and more by John Furgele!

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Bit of a Legend Blazes Home in Gerrity Memorial

SARATOGA SPRINGS—Every track has it signature day and Saratoga Hotel Casino is no exception as all eyes were on a stellar field of eight that gathered for the $260,000 Joe Gerrity Memorial Pace.  This was the ninth edition and this collection of eight older horses could have been the best the event has seen. Sintra […]

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In The Home Stretch

Horse racing photos and more

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My Credentials

Watching a horse race from the stands is an exciting and awe inspiring experience. But getting close enough to take photos for publication requires media credentials that I did not have. It is an awesome story, which only required…

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