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Triple Crown Winner American Pharoah Gallops Before Thousands At ‘Pharatoga’

With a crowd of about 15,000 cheering him all the way, Triple Crown winner American Pharoah went for a glorious gallop around Saratoga Race Course the day before he runs in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes.

08/28/2015

American Pharoah (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

American Pharoah Looks ‘Super Good’ At Saratoga Race Course

No worries, so far. American Pharoah seems to love Saratoga Race Course.

08/27/2015

Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory at the 48th William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Aug. 2, 2015 in Monmouth, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

American Pharoah To Race At Travers Stakes In Saratoga Springs

Following the colt’s Sunday morning workout at Del Mar in California, American Pharoah owner Ahmed Zayat says “Saratoga he we come!”

08/23/2015

Victor Espinoza rides American Pharoah to victory at the 48th William Hill Haskell Invitational at Monmouth Park on Aug. 2, 2015 in Monmouth, New Jersey. (Photo by Adam Hunger/Getty Images)

Baffert On ‘Recon’ Mission To Saratoga, Just In Case Travers Is Next For American Pharoah

Bob Baffert took a side trip to Saratoga Race Course on Monday before the start of the horse sales down the road.

08/10/2015

American Pharoah is given a bath after morning workouts prior to the 147th Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 5, 2015 in Elmont, New York.  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Money, Past Baffert Success Suggests American Pharoah Could Choose Monmouth Over Saratoga

The nation’s oldest thoroughbred racetrack has history on its side, but fans here and elsewhere in the racing world shouldn’t bet the house on the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years racing at Saratoga.

06/10/2015

Hundreds Of Thousands Participate In Veterans Day Parade In NYC

Gov. Cuomo Kicks Off New York’s Summer Tourism Season

Cuomo was in Watkins Glen, the home of an international car raceway, on Saturday to unveil new roadside and video ads highlighting destinations such as the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown and the Saratoga Race Course.

06/28/2014

Thoroughbreds in action at Saratoga Race Course. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Monzo: Putting Together A Wednesday Pick 6 At Saratoga

I figured this week we will try something different. Instead of picking winners and breaking down individual races and horses, I thought we would try to make a reasonable Pick 6 play.

08/14/2013

Thoroughbreds in action at Saratoga Race Course. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Wednesday At Saratoga: Monzo’s Preview And Horses Worth Betting

As usual at the Spa, the bombs and longshots have been coming in. It’s what makes the game so great. Let’s try and find three in today’s card.

07/24/2013

Thoroughbreds in action at Saratoga Race Course. (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Opening Day At Saratoga: Monzo’s Preview And Horses Worth Betting

The first leg of great summer of racing has started at Del Mar racetrack. Now we get ready for Saratoga, where the best of the best go for six weeks.

07/19/2013

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Racing Back To 1863: Best Way To Spend A Day In Saratoga

An afternoon at Saratoga and the races can be a unique blend of old-fashioned glamour and modern-day excitement.

06/03/2013

Mariano Rivera (credit: Patrick McDermott/Getty Images)

Yankees’ Rivera To Have Friday’s 3rd Race Named For Him At Saratoga

Mariano Rivera will visit the upstate New York thoroughbred track on Friday, where the third race will be named “The Spa Welcomes Mo!” He’ll appear in the winner’s circle to address the crowd and present the trophy to the winner.

08/09/2012

ELMONT, NY - JUNE 06:  A General View of the Start of the141st Running of The Belmont Stakes at Belmont Racetrack on June 6, 2009 in Elmont, New York.  The race was won by Summer Bird ridden by Jockey Kent Desormeaux  (Photo by Al Bello/Getty Images)

Ex-Overseers Of NYRA Want Internal Report Released

A court-ordered monitor that once oversaw the New York Racing Association claims in a court filing that the thoroughbred track operator is suppressing a 2010 corruption report given to its board members.

05/25/2012

Gov. Andrew Cuomo (file / credit: Governor's Office)

Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s Tax Return Shows Investments In Texas & NJ

Cuomo reported income of nearly $50,000 from unspecified investments in bonds and in investments generally categorized as real estate or “royalties” in Dallas, Austin, and Fort Worth and in Red Bank, N.J.

04/17/2012

Jockey Mike Smith (left) comes up the stretch riding Drosselmeyer as he battles for the lead on his way to the Belmont win as First Dude, ridden by Ramon Dominguez (red helmet) finished third at the running of the 142nd Belmont Stakes at Belmont Park on June 5, 2010 in Elmont, New York. (Photo by Paul Bereswill/Getty Images)

First Dude Looking For Breakthrough Win In Travers

First Dude has done just about everything in really big races except finish first. Perhaps Saturday’s $1 million Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course will be First Dude’s breakthrough race.

WFAN–08/26/2010

Keven Connolly (credit: AP)

‘Entourage’ Pair Among New Owners Of NY Eatery

HBO series stars Kevin Connolly and Kevin Dillon have invested in a popular restaurant next door to the Saratoga Race Course.

CBS 2–07/20/2010

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