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Travers Day picnic tables can be reserved

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
For a cool $100, fans attending Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course can avoid the pre-dawn dash for picnic tables in the backyard.
 
WAPPINGERS FALLS

ValleyCats blank Renegades

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Joe Musgrove gave up just two hits in six innings, and Nick Tanielu cracked a two-run double in the eighth inning Monday night as the Tri-City ValleyCats blanked the Hudson Valley Renegades, 2-0, in a matchup of New York-Penn League division leaders.
 
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Figure skating: Ziehnert club conquers jitters

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Some of the young skaters from the Ziehnert Skating School were a little nervous about competing against 105 teams from 24 states and three foreign countries.
Coach Glenn Ziehnert brought just 21 students to skate against teams carrying 120, but still, they finished 18th of 105 at the 2014 Ice Skating Institute World Recreational Team Championships in Marlborough, Mass.
 
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Saratoga: Prado ends drought in the Tenski

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Miss Frost took the lead in mid-stretch and held off a late bid from Final Redemption to win the $100,000 Tenski by a half-length on Monday at Saratoga Race Course.
Under Hall of Fame jockey Edgar Prado, the 3-year-old daughter of Curlin ran one mile on turf in 1:35.09, and paid $20.40, $9.20 and $6.10 for her second win in four starts this year and second in three lifetime tries at Saratoga.
 
‘Good day’ at the  race course? Try $115,000
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‘Good day’ at the  race course? Try $115,000

Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014
Racehorse Days Ride was finished.
 
Orioles crush Yankees
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Orioles crush Yankees

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Chris Davis hit a two-run homer after replacing an injured Manny Machado, and the AL East-leading Baltimore Orioles beat the Yankees, 11-3, Monday night to drop New York a season-high seven games out of first place.
 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Stonestreet filly wins Adirondack

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
It was a familiar scene.
A 2-year-old filly carrying the gold silks with the big burgundy “V” on the front rolled home to win the Grade II Adirondack Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Sunday.
 
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Saratoga: Travers is on McGaughey's radar

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Trainer Shug McGaughey was enthusiastic about the work turned in by Mr Speaker on Sunday at Saratoga Race Course.
Preparing for a possible start in the $1.25 million Travers on Aug. 23, the 3-year-old Pulpit colt covered five furlongs over the main track in 1:01.99, galloping out six furlongs in 1:14.66.
 
I Spent It refills cash drawer
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I Spent It refills cash drawer

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
I Spent It showed early maturity waiting for his opening along the rail Sunday to win the Grade II Saratoga Special.
 
WAPPINGERS FALLS

Rookie has big impact on ValleyCats

Monday, Aug. 11, 2014
Outfielder Jason Martin went 3-for-5 and scored two runs in his Tri-City debut, and the Stedler Division-leading ValleyCats snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 New York-Penn League victory over the McNamara Division-leading Hudson Valley Renegades on Sunday at Dutchess Stadium.
 
Stewart involved in tragedy at Canandaigua

Stewart involved in tragedy at Canandaigua

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
Tony Stewart pulled out of the NASCAR race at Watkins Glen Sunday, 12 hours after the three-time champion struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the dirt track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York.
 

NASCAR's Stewart hits, kills driver on NY track

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
NASCAR driver Tony Stewart struck and killed a sprint car driver who had climbed from his car and was on the track trying to confront Stewart during a race in upstate New York on Saturday night.

 
SARATOGA SPRINGS

Juvenile races in spotlight

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
>I Spent It put together a pretty convincing win in his debut at Belmont Park on July 2. Strong enough, in fact, to convince trainer Tony Dutrow to move the son of 2010 Kentucky Derby winner Super Saver up to Grade II company in today’s Saratoga Special at Saratoga Race Course. He’s the 7-2 second choice on the morning line in what appears to be an evenly matched race that is part of a juvenile stakes double-header to be televised live on FOX1 from 5-6:30 p.m.
 
Saratoga Race Course: Seek Again breaks record
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Saratoga Race Course: Seek Again breaks record

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
Jockey Joel Rosario asked, and his mount fired into action around the final turn. Then he got stuck behind horses looking for a spot along the rail. Rosario pulled him back to look for room around the leader, Sayaad, then when Sayaad drifted out slightly, opening just enough room on the rail, Rosario asked again. Beneath him, the appropriately named Seek Again was ready to run and hit the hole, pulling away to set a course record and win the Grade II Fourstardave at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday.
 
Ex-coach wants soccer players to use their head(gear)
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Ex-coach wants soccer players to use their head(gear)

Sunday, Aug. 10, 2014
The concern over head injuries in soccer is a relatively new issue, and while a serious debate over how to best deal with them has begun, the question has lingered for Niskayuna’s Gene Whitney for a half-century.
 
 

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