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The Fast Track

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Attend Week 5 at Saratoga Race Course for Spectacular Special Events, Thrilling Races & More: August 15-20

The 2018 meet at Saratoga Race Course has entertained thousands of racing fans over the past four weeks, and although the season is halfway over, there is still much to look forward to! During Week 5 at the track, some of the highlights will include Adirondacks Day, Lustgarten Foundation Day, a Saratoga Blanket giveaway, and […]

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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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NYRA: They Are What They Are

I asked, was denied, but look forward to meet! The NYRA.  They oversee three thoroughbred race tracks in New York—Aqueduct, Belmont and Saratoga.  They offer the finest racing in the world and their 40-day meet at Saratoga remains a gem; a cross between aristocrats and commoners, a true potpourri of American society. I’m not sure […]

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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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