The Locally Owned Voice of the Capital Region

Alvarado follows fatality with win in Forego

Sunday, September 1, 2013
Text Size: A | A

It’s not very often a jockey will pose in the winner’s circle with a horse who didn’t win the race. However, after Junior Alvarado won the Grade I $500,000 Forego at Saratoga Race Course aboard Strapping Groom on Saturday, and posing atop the winner, he did his interview with NBCSN and then held up a small picture of Saginaw, the popular New York-bred he rode for the last eight races of his life before the 6-year-old gelding was euthanized Friday....

Subscribers must LOG-IN to read this full story.
If you are a current print subscribers and would like access to our complete online edition CLICK HERE.
For new online-only & print/online combo subscriptions CLICK HERE.
Stories can also be purchased from our archives for $2.00 per article.
CLICK HERE to search our archives.

CLICK HERE to login to

columnists & blogs

Log into

Forgot Password?