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The Fast Track

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The 152nd Belmont Stakes Will Run on June 20

The Belmont Stakes, traditionally run on the first or second Saturday in June, will take place on June 20 this year and that won’t be the only change, according to NYRA’s recent announcement. A Historic First for the Belmont Stakes The 152nd renewal of the Grade 1, $1 million Belmont Stakes will take place as […]

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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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