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.
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.
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.
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.