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The Fast Track

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New York State to Use Aqueduct Racetrack as a Temporary Hospital Amid the COVID-19 Pandemic

To help in the fight against COVID-19, the New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) has canceled the remainder of their winter and spring meets at Aqueduct Racetrack as New York State looks to construct a temporary hospital at the site. They are moving forward with plans at their other race courses. See below for details. […]

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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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