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The Fast Track

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Travers Day 2019 Broke Its All-Source and On-Track Handle Records

Were you among the nearly 50,000 visitors who spent the day out at the Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, August 24 for the 150th running of the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers? If you were, you helped make the milestone Travers Day one for the record books. In 2018, the New York Racing Association […]

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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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One Season Done, Another Begins

Buffalo Raceway concludes season, Batavia Downs opens Wednesday. It is over—for 2019.  The season at Buffalo Raceway, which began on Jan. 25 has concluded.  But, fear not.  If you live in Western New York, the same horses, same drivers and same trainers are heading east (about 45 miles) to Batavia Downs for its 2019 season. […]

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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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