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by Mike MacAdam

The Wire

A Daily Gazette sports blog
News from the world of thoroughbred horse racing
Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013

Colonie native Shevy scores at Belmont

Trainer, owner watches Courageous Karen bring home her first win, and she does it against the boys.
Sunday, Sept. 1, 2013

Alvarado, Jacobson, Drawing Away win Forego

Strapping Groom gives connections of Saginaw something to smile about.
Thursday, Aug. 29, 2013

Bashart wins With Anticipation

Colt wins Grade II on 12 days rest.
Thursday, Aug. 22, 2013

Sheppard wins his 14th New York Turf Writers Cup

Sheppard wins Grade I with horse he bred and owns.
Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

Princess of Sylmar rolls in Alabama

Schenectady native Ed Stanco revels in victory
Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013

Brown-trained Big Blue Kitten wins Grade I Sword Dancer

Trained by Mechanicville native Chad Brown, Big Blue Kitten won the Grade I $600,000 Sword Dancer on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.
Friday, Aug. 16, 2013

Point of Entry making progress

Still possible for Breeders' Cup
Sunday, Aug. 11, 2013

Saratoga: Corfu wins in a photo; Designer Legs wins by DQ

Second leg of graded stakes for juveniles
Friday, Aug. 9, 2013

Notacatbutallama wins on not turf but a sloppy track

Pletcher trainee wins Grade III Hall of Fame.
Friday, Aug. 9, 2013

Borel inducted to Racing Hall of Fame

Won three Kentucky Derbies

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