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Saratoga honors past, sweats future

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I can imagine John Morrissey tugging his beard with excitement at the new way to fleece the public: bringing the ancient Middle Eastern sport of horse racing to little Saratoga Springs. The indefatigable gambling promoter had a vision when he co-founded Saratoga Race Course, all right — but I doubt he could see down the road to a world of first-class thoroughbreds, Thai and Indian restaurants competing with bars and steakhouses in the evening, and ...

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