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Saratoga notes: Rachel's Valentina retired from racing

Rachel’s Valentina, the daughter of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, has been retired by Stone­street Stables.

Dacita wins Diana by a nose

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Dacita wins Diana by a nose

Trainer Chad Brown only has two eyes, so it was impossible to keep track of all of his horses in the Grade I Diana at Saratoga Race Course.

Songbird looks to remain perfect

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Songbird looks to remain perfect

There’s something different about an undefeated horse.

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Exaggerator may not run in Jim Dandy

The Travers has already lost one nice horse.

Betting strategies and fashion as Saratoga Race Course opens

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Betting strategies and fashion as Saratoga Race Course opens

Anticipation for the 148th opening day at Saratoga Race Course came to a head Friday morning as locals and out-of-towners alike thronged the Spa City to join in the long-standing upstate tradition.

Up and down opening day for Pletcher at Saratoga

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Up and down opening day for Pletcher at Saratoga

Friday started on the sourest of notes for trainer Todd Pletcher.

Good luck trying to figure out horse racing

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Good luck trying to figure out horse racing

Don’t even try to take the mystery out of a horse.

Big day arrives for Saratoga Race Course

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Big day arrives for Saratoga Race Course

Around Saratoga Springs, everyone seems to have hit on the same metaphor this year.

It's time for the 148th Saratoga season

It's time for the 148th Saratoga season

Like two boxers with distinctly different styles, Todd Pletcher will throw his punches, and Chad Brown will throw his.

Saratoga will do just fine

Saratoga will do just fine

This year, it’s all on Saratoga.

NYRA announces 2016 Saratoga giveaways

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NYRA announces 2016 Saratoga giveaways

Meet opens July 22

Saratoga Race Course stakes schedule set

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Saratoga Race Course stakes schedule set

Big-name horses expected at meet.

Saratoga group urges Cuomo to back bipartisan NYRA plan

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Saratoga group urges Cuomo to back bipartisan NYRA plan

While state lawmakers were busy passing legislation Wednesday that would re-privatize NYRA, a coalition of Saratogians held a press conference at Saratoga’s Embassy Suites Hotel to urge Gov. Andrew Cuomo to sign the bill.

Local frustration builds over the status of NYRA

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Local frustration builds over the status of NYRA

John Hendrickson resigned his position as the governor’s adviser to the New York Racing Association Reorganization Board on June 7, saying his advice was not being taken and he was frustrated at the government for not keeping its promises.

Creating something out of a bad racing week

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Creating something out of a bad racing week

It was an awful week for racing. Then Belmont Day came along.

Creator wins Belmont at wire

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Creator wins Belmont at wire

Favorite Exaggerator far off the pace in thrilling race.

Audit: NYRA is losing money on horse racing

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Audit: NYRA is losing money on horse racing

A new state audit came down hard on the New York Racing Association on Friday, saying it continues to lose money on its traditional thoroughbred racing operations.

Exaggerator gets 11th post for Belmont Stakes

Exaggerator gets 11th post for Belmont Stakes

Exaggerator, who finished second behind Nyquist in the Kentucky Derby and first in the slop at the Preakness Stakes, drew post 11 on Wednesday and was installed as the 9-5 morning-line favorite for the 148th running of the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.

FOX Sports to air Saratoga races

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FOX Sports to air Saratoga races

FOX Sports will be broadcasting 40 stakes races from Saratoga Race Course this summer, the network and the New York Racing Association announced today.

Woerner, Marchione on same page on NYRA

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Woerner, Marchione on same page on NYRA

The state Assembly and Senate now have matching bills that would return the New York Racing Association to private control.

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