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MacAdam, Mike

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Phone: 518-395-3146

Employee Since: December 1, 1987

Sports Reporter

Biography:

Mike started as a general assignment sports writer at the Gazette in December 1987 after a year at the Troy Record. He became the sports columnist and Siena basketball beat writer this year. His other specialities are horse racing and running/track and field. Mike's responsibilities also include copy editing and pagination.


Mike's Recent Articles:


Songbird untouchable in CCA Oaks, remains undefeated

Songbird untouchable in CCA Oaks, remains undefeated

July 24, 2016

We’ve seen her talent, over and over again. On Sunday, she showed her heart. Faced with the stiffest challenge of her career, the 3-year-old filly ...

Saratoga notes: Rachel's Valentina retired from racing

July 24, 2016

Rachel’s Valentina, the daughter of 2009 Horse of the Year Rachel Alexandra, has been retired by Stone­street Stables. In her short career, Rachel’s Valentina did ...

Dacita wins Diana by a nose

Dacita wins Diana by a nose

July 24, 2016

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 ...

Songbird looks to remain perfect

Songbird looks to remain perfect

July 24, 2016

There’s something different about an undefeated horse. Songbird not only has won all eight of her career starts, but four of them have come against ...

Exaggerator may not run in Jim Dandy

July 24, 2016

The Travers has already lost one nice horse. Now Saratoga Race Course’s traditional Travers prep, the Jim Dandy, probably will lose one, too. Preakness winner ...

Up and down opening day for Pletcher at Saratoga

Up and down opening day for Pletcher at Saratoga

July 23, 2016

Friday started on the sourest of notes for trainer Todd Pletcher. It ended on a sweet one, as his filly Sweet Loretta closed impressively to ...

Good luck trying to figure out horse racing

Good luck trying to figure out horse racing

July 23, 2016

Don’t even try to take the mystery out of a horse. A trainer can read a horse, can look for signs of trouble or be ...

It's time for the 148th Saratoga season

It's time for the 148th Saratoga season

July 22, 2016

Like two boxers with distinctly different styles, Todd Pletcher will throw his punches, and Chad Brown will throw his. While Pletcher has a wide range ...

New book chronicles colorful life of John Morrissey

New book chronicles colorful life of John Morrissey

July 21, 2016

There are ghosts at Saratoga Race Course. And they aren’t getting any sleep this week. The grounds have been crawling with busy construction workers and ...

Horse racing: Dominguez headlines Saratoga preview panel

Horse racing: Dominguez headlines Saratoga preview panel

July 14, 2016

Fans eager for the start of the 148th Saratoga Race Course meet can enjoy a free preview night next Wednesday at the National Museum of ...

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