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Immigration reform would have big impact behind the scenes at track

Illustration by Jeanne Benas/For The Sunday Gazette
Illustration by Jeanne Benas/For The Sunday Gazette
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As Saratoga Springs celebrates 150 years of thoroughbred racing, visitors swell the population of the “city in the country” and our quaint little town becomes inundated by people from both sides of the track. Literally. We welcome sleek, leggy athletes from, among other thoroughbred racecourses, Aqueduct, Del Mar, Churchill Downs and Gulfstream Park. Sometimes we barely acknowledge their grooms and hot-walkers, who come from, among other places, the United States, Chile, Mexico, El Salvador, Argentina, ...

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August 4, 2013
10:31 a.m.

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Immigration reform would have zero impact on the track. These track workers are supposed to be legal migrants. You make no attempt to differentiate between legal migrants and illegal aliens.