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Yes, life goes on after the Travers
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Yes, life goes on after the Travers

Monday, Aug. 31, 2015
Saratoga Race Course exper­ienced its usual dizzy post-Travers hangover on Sunday, and this one was profoundly different than any we’ve seen in decades.
 
Kroll, Berliner dominate major championships

Kroll, Berliner dominate major championships

Sunday, Aug. 30, 2015
Two Capital Region standouts with impressive resumés captured major championships this week by wide margins.
 
New appreciation for American Pharoah emerges in defeat
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New appreciation for American Pharoah emerges in defeat

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
American Pharoah always made everything look so easy.
Now, nothing is easy.
 
Travers: In the name of a good bet
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Travers: In the name of a good bet

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
On Aug. 17, 1974, John Gerbas Jr. was a 27-year-old Minnesotan who flew executive jets for a living.
 
Betting against American Pharoah one more time
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Betting against American Pharoah one more time

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
I’ll apologize in advance to the connections of Texas Red.
 
Happy #Pharoahtoga Day

Happy #Pharoahtoga Day

Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015
It’s here. Travers Day is finally here.
 

Who was William Travers, anyway?

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Granted, today is about American Pharoah, but I want to talk a little about William Travers and the other men who got Saratoga Race Course off the ground in 1863-64 instead.
 
Will Pharoah, Travers be best event ever?

Will Pharoah, Travers be best event ever?

Friday, Aug. 28, 2015
Forget the attendance, capped by the New York Racing Association at 50,000 so they don’t risk another breakdown of society like seen at the Belmont a couple of times the past few years.
 

High price to pay when the big deal falls through

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
For today’s lesson in the arcane, I offer the reverse termination fee.
 

Outdoors: Grandpa lets granddaughter reel in 6-pound largemouth bass

Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015
Mike Auriemma is a dedicated fisherman and a very successful Great Sacandaga Lake walleye angler.
 
Katrina anniversary evokes city’s great music

Katrina anniversary evokes city’s great music

Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015
Ten years ago tomorrow, Hurricane Katrina slammed ashore east of New Orleans. When the levees failed, floodwaters drowned nearly two thousand residents of America’s most musical, magical city.
The first music I ever loved was what we call Dixieland up here but is revered (and still played) as traditional jazz in New Orleans.
 
Once American Pharoah is in the gate, Saratoga wins
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Once American Pharoah is in the gate, Saratoga wins

Tuesday, Aug. 25, 2015
For a Monday, there was a certain buzz perceived at Saratoga Race Course.
 
Pharoah wouldn't let Baffert pull plug on Travers
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Pharoah wouldn't let Baffert pull plug on Travers

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015
To everyone who wanted American Pharoah to run in the Travers: You’re welcome.
 
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Long ride for Lukas continues

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015
So here’s the secret to longevity, D. Wayne Lukas-style.
 

Down the Fairway: Berliner favorite in NENYPGA Stroke Play

Sunday, Aug. 23, 2015
Local club professionals make the long trip to Malone Golf Club to compete in the Northeastern New York PGA’s Stroke Play Championship Monday and Tuesday.
 
 

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