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King's Bishop: The Big Beast is changing tactics

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Don’t look now, but The Big Beast is stalking the King’s Bishop.
 
Close Hatches enhances reputation with easy win
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Close Hatches enhances reputation with easy win

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Close Hatches may have inherited the lead in the race, but she went ahead and grabbed the lead in her division with authority on Friday.
 
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Travers undercard: Valente praying for hard, dry surface

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Burn, baby. Burn.
That’s what Loudonville’s Roddy Valente will be hoping for when the sun comes up today. If there’s any lingering moisture in the main track at Saratoga Race Course, he’ll want it baked out by post time for the Grade I Ballerina.
He’s got his homebred Hot Stones running in her first Grade
 

Horse racing launched Olczyk in career on TV

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Ed Olczyk has carved himself a nice career in hockey, both on and off the ice.
 
Closers can't let Bayern get too comfortable on lead
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Closers can't let Bayern get too comfortable on lead

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
The 145th Travers Stakes presents a tricky balancing act for most of the field.
Bayern faces no such puzzle.
Barring a gate mishap, the runaway Haskell winner and jockey Martin Garcia are going to go right to the front from the start.
 

Travers analysis: Bayern may not look back

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
In the fascinating 145th renewal of the $1.25 million Travers Stakes, the choice here is the speedy shipper Bayern, who will attempt to give trainer Bob Baffert his second victory in the Mid-Summer Derby.
 
Oklahoma track the morning place to be
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Oklahoma track the morning place to be

Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014
For some people, morning sun is best in Saratoga Springs.
 
Bayern made 2-1 Travers pick
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Bayern made 2-1 Travers pick

Wednesday, Aug. 20, 2014
It looks like a game of catch-me-if-you-can, with the winner’s share of a $1.25 million pot at stake when 10 line up for the 145th Travers Stakes at Sara­toga Race Course on Saturday.
 

Bayern 2-1 Travers favorite

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Tonalist, Wicked Strong in 10-horse field
 
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Saratoga: Brown gets another stakes win

Tuesday, Aug. 19, 2014
Endless Chatter continued her forward progression for trainer Chad Brown of Mechanicville Monday, overtaking pacesetting Natalie Victoria and pulling off to a 13⁄4-length victory in the $100,000 Summer Colony Stakes at Saratoga Race Course.
 
 

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