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Horse deaths have officials concerned
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Horse deaths have officials concerned

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
A rash of equine fatalities on Saratoga Race Course grounds over a recent five-day period has prompted state racing officials to look closer at the deaths and consider some new safety steps to go with measures already being developed.
 
At the ’09 Woodward, Rachel certainly was Alexandra the Great
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At the ’09 Woodward, Rachel certainly was Alexandra the Great

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
The crowd noise at Saratoga Race Course built as it normally did, but it sounded different that first September Saturday afternoon five years ago.
 
Startup Nation keeps Brown on a roll
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Startup Nation keeps Brown on a roll

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Chalk up another 2-year-old turf stakes win for Mechanicville’s Chad Brown.
 

Stanco isn't ready to retire filly

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Princess of Sylmar, a disappointing fifth in the Grade I Personal Ensign at Saratoga Race Course last Friday, will not be retired, owner Ed Stanco said on Tuesday, and will point to the Sept. 27 Beldame at Belmont Park.
 
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Report confirms NYRA mishandled bettor payouts

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
The then-leadership of the New York Racing Association missed numerous opportunities to realize too much money was being withheld from some wagers in 2010-2011, according to a the state inspector general.
 
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Saratoga: Alvarado records milestone victory

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
Jockey Junior Alvarado earned his 1,000th career victory in North America, winning the fourth race at Saratoga Race Course on Monday aboard Skerkis.
 
So Lonesome 'turns corner' in Albany
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So Lonesome 'turns corner' in Albany

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
So Lonesome had seven horses trying to make his acquaintance, if only he would have looked behind him.
 
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Saratoga notes: Palace Malice out of Woodward

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
Palace Malice will not run in the Grade I Woodward on Saturday.
 
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Saratoga: Jerkens' duo could tangle again

Monday, Aug. 25, 2014
It was awkward, trainer Jimmy Jerkens said.
It was uncomfortable.
It’ll probably happen again.
 
Saratoga Race Course: Jerkens couldn't lose at wire
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Saratoga Race Course: Jerkens couldn't lose at wire

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
V.E. Day rallied in the stretch and overtook Wicked Strong at the wire to score an upset victory in the $1.25 million Travers Stakes by a nose Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.
 
 

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