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Travers' Triple Crown rarities

A reader left a voice mail wondering about Travers participation of the Triple Crown runners, correctly pointing out that Whirlaway was the only one of the first 11 to have won it.

Honor Code captures Whitney at Saratoga

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Honor Code captures Whitney at Saratoga

Trainer Shug McGaughey misjudged the wire.

Palace Malice racing today at Saratoga

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Palace Malice racing today at Saratoga

Saratoga Notebook.

Antley among Racing Hall of Fame inductees

Joins King Leatherbury, Xtra Heat, Lava Man in 2015 contemporary category

Moreno spices up Whitney field

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Moreno spices up Whitney field

Not that trainer Eric Guillot needs to endear himself to racing fans any more than he already has, but he challenged a sportswriter to an IQ test on Tuesday.

Hard Not to Like wins Diana at Saratoga

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Hard Not to Like wins Diana at Saratoga

A fast track, a great pace and a Hall of Fame jockey to direct the traffic at the finish line.

Saratoga had a phake Pharoah TV show

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Saratoga had a phake Pharoah TV show

OK, I’ll be the bad guy.

DQ gives Uncle Vinny Sanford win at Saratoga

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DQ gives Uncle Vinny Sanford win at Saratoga

For the second time this year, Starlight Racing won by technical knockout in a graded stakes race.

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Saratoga notes: Jim Dandy field shaping up

Trainers were busy peering through the thick fog early Saturday morning preparing their horses for next Saturday’s $600,000 Grade II Jim Dandy.

Off the Tracks wins Schuylerville at Saratoga

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Off the Tracks wins Schuylerville at Saratoga

Trainer Roderick Rodriguez celebrated two important milestones this week.

Saratoga's Opening Day is all about smiles

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Saratoga's Opening Day is all about smiles

Saratoga Race Course is one place where lime and royal blue vertical stripes don’t clash with kelly green in one outfit.

Gazette handicapper Heller to be honored

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Gazette handicapper Heller to be honored

The first horse race Gazette handicapper Bill Heller ever saw was the Hopeful, with Ron Turcotte riding the incomparable Secretariat more than 40 years ago.

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Saratoga notes: Tepin seeks Diana win

The first Grade I race of the 147th meet at Saratoga Race Course will be today’s $500,000 Diana for fillies and mares at 11⁄8 miles on the turf.

Galway-bred Tencendur out of Jim Dandy

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Galway-bred Tencendur out of Jim Dandy

The gut punch can come this quickly. Welcome to horse racing.

Saratoga time ends summer doldrums

Even the British Open didn’t feel like working this week.

Horse racing: Brown's filly has laminitis

Lady Eli, the brilliant undefeated turf filly trained by Chad Brown, has developed laminitis while recovering from an injury suffered after she won the Belmont Oaks at Belmont Park on July 4.

Horse racing: Tonalist is Suburban Handicap favorite

OK, let’s try this again.

Triple Crown winner 'Pharoah' racing in Haskell

Triple Crown winner 'Pharoah' racing in Haskell

Still could race at Saratoga.

American Pharoah to Haskell

American Pharoah to Haskell

Saratoga still a possibility for Triple Crown winner

NYRA to charge for picnic, Carousel tables in Saratoga

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NYRA to charge for picnic, Carousel tables in Saratoga

The New York Racing Association is promising great racing this summer at Saratoga Race Course — but fans will need to reach deeper into their pockets for some of the premium experiences.

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