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Behind the Broadcast: Even without dead heat, Travers won't lack for drama

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Last year’s Travers Stakes produced just the second dead heat in history. So, what does the Travers do for an exciting encore? Just have the top three horses battle for the “Mid-Summer Derby” title. Kentucky Derby winner Orb, Belmont Stakes champion Palace Malice and Haskell Invitational winner Verrazano head the nine-horse field for today’s 144th running of the Travers, which will be televised by NBC Sports and seen on NBC13 (WNYT) and NBC13 HD. Coverage ...

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