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MacAdam, Mike

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Phone: 518-395-3146

Employee Since: December 1, 1987

Sports Reporter

Biography:

Mike started as a general assignment sports writer at the Gazette in December 1987 after a year at the Troy Record. He became the sports columnist and Siena basketball beat writer this year. His other specialities are horse racing and running/track and field. Mike's responsibilities also include copy editing and pagination.


Mike's Recent Articles:


Racing world hasn't seen the last of Arrogate

Racing world hasn't seen the last of Arrogate

August 28, 2016

It was a cool, comfortable morning at barn 25 on the Saratoga Race Course backstretch on Sunday. Under plenty of shade, cupcakes and a cake ...

Saratoga notes: Brown will keep Lady Eli on path to Breeders' Cup

Saratoga notes: Brown will keep Lady Eli on path to Breeders' Cup

August 28, 2016

Lady Eli fell from the ranks of the undefeated on Saturday, but trainer Chad Brown and Sheep Pond Partners saw nothing to dissuade them from ...

Drefong has fun in King's Bishop

Drefong has fun in King's Bishop

August 28, 2016

The beaches around here can’t compare to those in California. The 3-year-old colt Drefong had fun in the sand at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, ...

Flintshire captures Sword Dancer

Flintshire captures Sword Dancer

August 28, 2016

No matter how good you are, it still helps to have friends in the right places. Flintshire continued to assert himself as one of the ...

Arrogate wins Travers, sets track record

Arrogate wins Travers, sets track record

August 27, 2016

“To arrogate” is to commandeer, to foist yourself on a situation and take from others what they believe is rightfully theirs. It isn’t stealing so ...

Happy Travers Day: What race lacks in hype, it makes up for in field

Happy Travers Day: What race lacks in hype, it makes up for in field

August 27, 2016

Trainer Bob Baffert found himself back at the site of Fort Pharoah on Friday morning. This time last year, Barn 25 on the Saratoga Race ...

In a tough call, going back to Destin in Travers

In a tough call, going back to Destin in Travers

August 27, 2016

Eric Guillot warned anyone averse to pork that his brother’s gumbo was chock-full of it on Friday morning. Per tradition, the trainer from Iberia, Louisiana, ...

A star-studded Travers Day undercard

A star-studded Travers Day undercard

August 27, 2016

Mohaymen is cutting back in distance. He is not cutting back in degree of difficulty. Undefeated in the first five starts before finishing fourth to ...

Saratoga: Undefeated filly returning after 13-month layoff

Saratoga: Undefeated filly returning after 13-month layoff

August 26, 2016

Sol Kumin is part of owner of a pretty good turf filly named Tammy the Torpedo. Trained by Chad Brown, she broke her maiden by ...

Saratoga: Death casts pall over long shot's victory

Saratoga: Death casts pall over long shot's victory

August 26, 2016

It was with mixed emotions that long shot Portrade was greeted in the winner’s circle after wiring the field in the Grade I New York ...

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