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The Fast Track

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Limited Number of Horse Owners to Be Permitted at Saratoga Race Course This Summer

Opening Weekend at Saratoga Race Course will run from Thursday, July 16 – Sunday, July 19, and under current New York State guidelines, spectators will not be allowed to attend. However, following updated guidance issued by the New York State Gaming Commission (NYSGC), starting Friday, July 17, a limited number of licensed horse owners will […]

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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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