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Happy #Pharoahtoga Day

It’s here. Travers Day is finally here.

Travers not only highlight on today's Saratoga card

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Travers not only highlight on today's Saratoga card

The presence of American Pharoah in the Travers casts a large shadow, but there still is no way to darken the stars shining in some of today’s undercard stakes.

American Pharoah is the pick for Travers

American Pharoah is the pick for Travers

If American Pharoah becomes another victim at the “Graveyard of Champions” in today’s Travers Stakes, we’re going down with him.

Travers: In the name of a good bet

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Travers: In the name of a good bet

On Aug. 17, 1974, John Gerbas Jr. was a 27-year-old Minnesotan who flew executive jets for a living.

15K fans see American Pharoah at Saratoga

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15K fans see American Pharoah at Saratoga

The rock star treatment for American Pharoah continued Friday morning, as about 15,000 people packed parts of the Saratoga Race Course grandstand and front rail for a glimpse of the Triple Crown winner.

Will Pharoah, Travers be best event ever?

Will Pharoah, Travers be best event ever?

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.

Shirreffs tells Pharoah's people to enjoy Travers spotlight

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Shirreffs tells Pharoah's people to enjoy Travers spotlight

Barn 77 is on the quiet outskirts of the Oklahoma training track, pretty well removed from the Pharoah Phortress on the Saratoga Race Course main track backstretch.

American Pharoah ready to run at Satatoga

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American Pharoah ready to run at Satatoga

Apparently the only one more eager to see American Pharoah run than Saratoga Race Course fans is American Pharoah himself.

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Saratoga notes: Champion steeplechase horse dies

Bob Le Beau and jockey Jack Doyle inherited the lead over the final fence when front-runner Divine Fortune tumbled to the turf, and Bob Le Beau finished off the Grade I New York Turf Writers Cup steeplechase at Saratoga Race Course on Thursday.

Glimpse of American Pharoah awaits fans

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Glimpse of American Pharoah awaits fans

It’s a free chance to see a Triple Crown winner run, even if it’s only a run-through.

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Saratoga notes: Da Big Hoss wins John's Call

Better timing and a little more ground added up to a victory for Da Big Hoss on Wednesday.

American Pharoah gets welcomed at Saratoga

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American Pharoah gets welcomed at Saratoga

They were waiting on the Northway.

Special planes for special horses

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Special planes for special horses

He doesn’t ask for extra peanuts.

UPDATED: American Pharoah will run in Travers

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UPDATED: American Pharoah will run in Travers

Here he comes. Ending more than two months of speculation, the connections for American Pharoah finally have decided to send their Triple Crown winner to the 146th Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday.

Velazquez wins 800th race at Saratoga

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Velazquez wins 800th race at Saratoga

Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez added another impressive milestone in a career loaded with them when he picked up his 800th victory at Saratoga Race Course during Saturday’s first race aboard Run a Dubb Dubb.

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Saratoga notes: Pharoah or not, Travers field is ready

Saturday morning was extremely busy for Travers hopefuls putting in various-length works for next Saturday’s Grade I $1.25 million Travers.

Embellish the Lace wins Alabama at Saratoga

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Embellish the Lace wins Alabama at Saratoga

It was nothing fancy for Embellish the Lace on Saturday.

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Long ride for Lukas continues

So here’s the secret to longevity, D. Wayne Lukas-style.

UPDATED: Embellish the Lace wins Alabama

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UPDATED: Embellish the Lace wins Alabama

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Travers tickets available — for big bucks

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Travers tickets available — for big bucks

A ticket for the Travers Stakes is a hot ticket these days.

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