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Saratoga Racetrack Blogs

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The Fast Track

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Unleash Your Fashionable & Creative Side at the 2019 Hat Contest

During the Opening Weekend festivities at Saratoga Race Course, it will once again be time for you to show off your best head topper at the annual Hat Contest. This event is a Saratoga tradition, and it will be held on Sunday, July 14, at the historic racetrack. Dress to Impress at the Race Course […]

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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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Polytrack, We Hardly Knew Ye

Here we go again.  Most of the time, horse rating is ignored by the national media.  There are exceptions, of course.  When an American Pharoah or Justify is running for Triple Crown glory, the national media converges; and, when that happens, the sport basks in the glow. There is the opposite side when negativity takes […]

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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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