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How I'll Bet $100 on the Travers Stakes

By Kevin Martin

This Saturday’s Travers Stakes at the historic Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York is going to be a great betting race. The field of 12 colts includes nine graded stakes winners and the three victors of this year’s Triple Crown races. 535 more words

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Travers Stakes: Winners Of Triple Crown Races Return

By Kevin Martin

This Saturday’s Travers Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in upstate New York will include among its 12 entries the three winners of this year’s Triple Crown races. 969 more words

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Harness Racing’s Best Descend Upon The Meadowlands For The Hambletonian

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (CBSNewYork) — The best horses from around the world will converge on the Meadowlands Racetrack this weekend with $1-million on the line for a race called the Hambletonian. 321 more words

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LISTEN: Mike Francesa Interviews John Velazquez, Todd Pletcher And Chris Kay From Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (WFAN) — It was a first for Mike Francesa on Friday — a remote broadcast from Saratoga Race Course.

Among Francesa’s interviews were jockey John Velazquez, trainer Todd Pletcher and New York Racing Association CEO and President Chris Kay. 154 more words

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First Step Toward New Islanders Arena? Proposals Sought To Redevelop Parts Of Belmont Park

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork/AP) — New York state is looking for proposals on how to redevelop parts of Belmont Park, the horse racing facility on Long Island that is home to one leg of the Triple Crown. 164 more words

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Former Champion Racehorse Dies After Being Severely Neglected

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Dr.Drip, a prize-winning racehorse with numerous ribbons to his name, was found severely neglected last week and has recently passed away.

His notable life came to an end this week after he was found starving and maggot-ridden in Opelousas, Louisiana. 162 more words

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