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Soaring returns at annual Fasig-Tipton Saratoga fall mixed sale

Soaring returns at annual Fasig-Tipton Saratoga fall mixed sale | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Stakes-placed Dixie Union filly Secret Union tops Fasig-Tipton Saratoga fall mixed sale.
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No evidence jockey Luis Saez used illegal device during Travers Stakes, report finds 

No evidence jockey Luis Saez used illegal device during Travers Stakes, report finds  | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
There was no charge to the allegation that jockey Luis Saez carried an electronic device when winning the Aug. 24 Travers Stakes at Saratoga aboard Will Take Charge according to a report issued by the New York State Gaming Commission on Friday.
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Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Signals Confidence

Fasig-Tipton Saratoga Sale Signals Confidence | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The market for thoroughbred racehorses showed strength this week during the Saratoga Sale of Selected Yearlings, held annually by the auction house Fasig-Tipton.
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Rick Pitino's plan to save horse racing - The Business Review

Rick Pitino's plan to save horse racing - The Business Review | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Rick Pitino believes the sport of horse racing must become more like Saratoga Race...
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Saratoga 150 horse featured on Blood-Horse magazine - Around Saratoga

Saratoga 150 horse featured on Blood-Horse magazine - Around Saratoga | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
A commemorative horse commissioned by Marylou Whitney and John Hendrickson is being featured on the front page of the Blood-Horse magazine.
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Todd Pletcher again a force with 2-year-olds as Saratoga opens

Todd Pletcher again a force with 2-year-olds as Saratoga opens | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
For 150 years, it's been a summer destination for lovers of thoroughbreds and good times, and Friday the party resumes at Saratoga.
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Saratoga Race Course meet opens Friday - Offering promise of youth

Saratoga Race Course meet opens Friday - Offering promise of youth | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The Saratoga Race Course meet opens Friday, which means that soon elite trainer Todd Pletcher will roll his 2-year-old thoroughbreds into the starting gate as though they're coming off an assembly line.
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Todd Pletcher, Mike Repole and Ramon Dominguez win Spa titles

Todd Pletcher, Mike Repole and Ramon Dominguez win Spa titles | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- "Once again, thoroughbred racing's heavyweights won championship belts at Saratoga. Trainer Todd Pletcher and owner Mike Repole each earned a third consecutive title, and the brilliant Ramon Dominguez rode a meet-record 68 winners.


Repole entered closing day leading fellow Long Islander Michael Dubb 13-12, and Repole clinched when Dubb's only entrant, Carson Hall,..."

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The time capsule that is Saratoga

The time capsule that is Saratoga | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it

"Three hours north of New York city, off the I-87 that ploughs all the way to Montreal, Saratoga Springs sizzles in high summer. It is August, a few weeks after America’s hottest July ever, and as I led the rental car off the highway and along Union Avenue towards the racetrack,..."

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Wise Dan's 'Fourstar' performance

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As rain began to pelt Saratoga Race Course for a second straight day, trainer Charles Lopresti started having doubts over running Wise Dan in Saturday...


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At Saratoga, a Step Back in Time

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Horse racing has long been eclipsed as America's most popular spectator sport.
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Buyers using horse sense at Saratoga auctions today - Albany Business Review

Buyers using horse sense at Saratoga auctions today - Albany Business Review | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Fasig Tipton will hold its fall auction in Saratoga Springs, NY today
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State: No cheating in the Travers

State: No cheating in the Travers | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
After 35 days of looking at film and photos, interviewing jockeys and searching the dirt track at Saratoga Race Course, the New York State Gaming Commission came up with absolutely nothing.
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'Microsoft margins' at the Saratoga horse auctions

'Microsoft margins' at the Saratoga horse auctions | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
George Bolton flies on a private jet from San Francisco to Saratoga Springs, NY,...
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Palace Malice Fulfills Promise, Winning Jim Dandy at Saratoga

Palace Malice Fulfills Promise, Winning Jim Dandy at Saratoga | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
The colt, trained by Todd Pletcher, continued to put a four-race losing streak and a Kentucky Derby debacle behind, following his Belmont win with another stakes victory.
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At Saratoga, the People Are as Big a Draw as the Horses

At Saratoga, the People Are as Big a Draw as the Horses | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Summer at Saratoga Race Course has meant hope and renewal and history and community for the souls who care deeply about fast horses.
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Saratoga Celebrates 150 Years of Racing

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150 years ago this summer, Saratoga held its first summer Thoroughbred racing meet. For that reason and many others, it's worth a trip.
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Saratoga marks 150 years of Thoroughbred horse racing

Saratoga marks 150 years of Thoroughbred horse racing | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. — "Mineral springs, gambling and horses.


In this world-famous thoroughbred racing hotbed, the four-legged stars who have drawn people here since the bloodiest days of the Civil War actually took third billing coming out of the 19t"h-century tourism starting gate, trailing the resort spas and the casinos that offered visitors a diversion in between the taking of the waters."


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Todd Pletcher heads for 3rd straight training title

Todd Pletcher heads for 3rd straight training title | Horse Racing News | Scoop.it
Todd Pletcher is cruising toward his third consecutive training title at Saratoga and ninth overall.
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Horse training in Garden City family's DNA

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The slender 13-year-old smiled to himself as he slowly rode the stable pony behind the old gray barn.
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