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Travers a sure thing

Win or lose, plenty of fun to be had during pinnacle of meet

Brian McGuillan, 22, of Limerick, PA, center, wearing a horses mask at Saratoga Race Course for the Travers Stakes on Saturday, August 24, 2013 with his friends, all Skidmore students. Brian wore the mask to feel closer to the horses he watched.
Photographer: Patrick Dodson
Brian McGuillan, 22, of Limerick, PA, center, wearing a horses mask at Saratoga Race Course for the Travers Stakes on Saturday, August 24, 2013 with his friends, all Skidmore students. Brian wore the mask to feel closer to the horses he watched.
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Frank Myers, of Colonie, stood in the last row in the last section of the grandstand at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday afternoon. “It’s tradition,” Myers said, explaining his spot above the top of the stretch for the 144th running of the Travers Stakes. “I think I won here once.” He didn’t win a second time. Longshot Will Take Charge surprised the crowd of 47,597 by besting favorites Verrazano, Palace Malice and Orb and edging ...


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