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McLoughlin Take 2: Saratoga has become so common

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Fair warning: These are the musings of an older guy who wishes that the Saratoga flat track could be what it once was — and knows that it cannot. It is now the reincarnation of the Great Barrington Fair, but with a much finer grade of race horse. They are supposed to be cutting back this year, but the paddock still seems jammed with T-shirt kiosks and hot dog stands and enough picnic tables that ...

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August 1, 2011
8:22 a.m.

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John: I really enjoyed this article and the others that you have posted. So glad you're now a part of the Gazette -- I always look for your articles. Thanks!

August 1, 2011
11:03 a.m.

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... loved, loved, loved this story about the "old days" at the flat track - so bitter sweet!