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American Pharoah gets welcomed at Saratoga

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American Pharoah gets welcomed at Saratoga

They were waiting on the Northway.

Special planes for special horses

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Special planes for special horses

He doesn’t ask for extra peanuts.

UPDATED: American Pharoah will run in Travers

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UPDATED: American Pharoah will run in Travers

Here he comes. Ending more than two months of speculation, the connections for American Pharoah finally have decided to send their Triple Crown winner to the 146th Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday.

Velazquez wins 800th race at Saratoga

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Velazquez wins 800th race at Saratoga

Hall of Fame jockey John Velazquez added another impressive milestone in a career loaded with them when he picked up his 800th victory at Saratoga Race Course during Saturday’s first race aboard Run a Dubb Dubb.

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Saratoga notes: Pharoah or not, Travers field is ready

Saturday morning was extremely busy for Travers hopefuls putting in various-length works for next Saturday’s Grade I $1.25 million Travers.

Embellish the Lace wins Alabama at Saratoga

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Embellish the Lace wins Alabama at Saratoga

It was nothing fancy for Embellish the Lace on Saturday.

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Long ride for Lukas continues

So here’s the secret to longevity, D. Wayne Lukas-style.

UPDATED: Embellish the Lace wins Alabama

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UPDATED: Embellish the Lace wins Alabama

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Travers tickets available — for big bucks

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Travers tickets available — for big bucks

A ticket for the Travers Stakes is a hot ticket these days.

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Saratoga notes: Jones seeks repeat Oaks/Alabama win

Since the Alabama was first run in 1875, 13 fillies have won both the Kentucky Oaks and Saratoga Race Course’s biggest race for 3-year-old fillies.

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Saratoga County supervisors back NYRA reprivatization

Saratoga County supervisors on Tuesday urged Gov. Andrew Cuomo and legislative leaders to transfer control of the New York Racing Association back into private hands.

Just Wicked wins Adirondack at Saratoga

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Just Wicked wins Adirondack at Saratoga

Just Wicked wouldn’t sit still for the winner’s circle photo, so her groom walked her in a little circle and tried again.

Jerkens remembered at Saratoga

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Jerkens remembered at Saratoga

There are new fences and signs up all over the place.

Saratoga notes: Keen Ice set for Travers

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Saratoga notes: Keen Ice set for Travers

Trainer Dale Romans gave Keen Ice some company to get a quality work out of him on Saturday.

Grand Arch wins Fourstardave at Saratoga

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Grand Arch wins Fourstardave at Saratoga

Longevity and perseverance made Fourstardave one of the most popular horses ever to run at Saratoga Race Course.

Saratoga meet over for Sam the Bugler

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Saratoga meet over for Sam the Bugler

Sam the Bugler won’t be bugling any more notes at the 2015 Saratoga Race Course meet.

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Tacticus goes distance at Saratoga Race Course

When you want to run long in the U.S., you have to pick your spots.

Tonko: Standards needed for drugs in horse racing

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Tonko: Standards needed for drugs in horse racing

Having a national standard for drug testing of thoroughbred race horses is important to the future of the racing industry, Congressman Paul Tonko told a racing and gaming industry symposium in the city on Tuesday.

Bugler not at Race Course following incident

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Bugler not at Race Course following incident

New York Racing Association bugler Samuel Grossman did not work at Saratoga Race Course as scheduled on Sunday, and it’s unclear whether his job is in jeopardy after incidents that occurred during the Whitney Day card on Saturday.

Cavorting wins Test Stakes

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Cavorting wins Test Stakes

Trainer Kiaran McLaughlin finally has Cavorting figured out: She definitely prefers shorter distances, even if it means she gets a little dirt kicked up in her face.

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