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Saratoga meet judged a rousing success
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Saratoga meet judged a rousing success

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
The meet as a whole was an overwhelming success in the estimation of New York Racing Association President and CEO Chris Kay.
 
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Box seats the Saratoga place to be

Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
Boxes at Saratoga Race Course total 1,789 seats and are highly coveted by businesses, horsemen and racing aficionados.
 
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The season ends today at Saratoga Race Course

Monday, Sept. 1, 2014
Pack up. Go home. Go back to work or school. Everyone else is.
 
One man's thirst led to downtown Saratoga revival
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One man's thirst led to downtown Saratoga revival

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
What a group of friends didn’t realize when they took over a dingy bar with no name was their business venture would transform Caroline Street’s makeup from a grungy side street into a bustling commercial corridor some consider the Spa City’s Bourbon Street.
 
Saratoga track exhibit teaches horse sense
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Saratoga track exhibit teaches horse sense

Sunday, Aug. 31, 2014
Spending time with horses is exactly what Saratoga Race Course’s Horse Sense exhibit lets you do.
 
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No-nonsense Aldean tops ‘bro-country’ bill at SPAC

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
Friday night saw two of the “bro-country” phenomenon’s biggest acts — Jason Aldean and Florida Georgia Line — draw a huge crowd to the venue on the last weekend of its pop concert season.
 
At the ’09 Woodward, Rachel certainly was Alexandra the Great
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At the ’09 Woodward, Rachel certainly was Alexandra the Great

Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014
The crowd noise at Saratoga Race Course built as it normally did, but it sounded different that first September Saturday afternoon five years ago.
 
Last call for horse racing announcer Tom Durkin
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Last call for horse racing announcer Tom Durkin

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
It's last call for Tom Durkin.
 
Sand sculptor’s work takes patience, eye for shapes
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Sand sculptor’s work takes patience, eye for shapes

Friday, Aug. 29, 2014
Amsterdam resident Phil Singer has been creating sand sculptures professionally for about five years.
 
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Taking home pieces of Saratoga

Wednesday, Aug. 27, 2014
Back home in Westchester County, Aileen Ryan has a trove of Saratoga Race Course souvenirs collected over 15 or so years, each a reminder of an annual trip up the Thruway and Northway.
 
Hop on a trolley to take in Saratoga during the summer
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Hop on a trolley to take in Saratoga during the summer

Tuesday, Aug. 26, 2014
“This is a very nice area,” Valentin Schwaegerl said as he took in the sights along Broadway from a seat on the Saratoga Springs Summer Trolley.
 
Travers Day a party like no other
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Travers Day a party like no other

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Ants, gray, cloudy skies and a little summer humidity could not dampen the enthusiasm for 46,557 who showed up at the Capital Region’s largest outdoor summer party of the year.
 
Travers Day: Upset at the wire
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Travers Day: Upset at the wire

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
V.E. Day, going off at 19-1, stormed down the stretch to nose out Wicked Strong at the wire and win the 145th running of the Travers Saturday at Saratoga Race Course. Both horses were trained by Jimmy Jerkins.
 
Travers weekend time for Saratoga Springs to shine
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Travers weekend time for Saratoga Springs to shine

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
Sometimes called the fourth leg of the Triple Crown, the Travers brings 40,000 to 60,000 people to the city. Many consider it the pinnacle of the racing season and a point where the action in the Spa City’s downtown reaches a fever pitch.
 
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Travers tops among local sporting events

Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014
There are sporting events held annually in the Capital Region that warrant yearly attention for all their import, popularity, history … or all of the above. Then there is the Travers Stakes.
 
 

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