The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame will be hosting the second seminar of its "Guests in the Gallery" program on Aug. 14th at 11 am. Participants scheduled to attend the panel discussion are trainers H. James Bond, Leah Gyarmati, Kiaran McLaughlin, Ken McPeek, and Tom Voss.The program enables the public to get an inside view of racing and allows them to meet key individuals who are connected to the sport.The third and final section of "Guests in the Gallery" will take place on Aug. 21 and will consist of a farrier, a horse veterinarian, and a masseuse.The program will be held in the Hall of Fame and is free with paid admission to the Museum, which is located across from Saratoga Race Course on Union Avenue.
Jockey Fernando Jara, who has experienced a rough year on the New York circuit since parting with agent Randy Romero in February, will leave New York Aug. 15 and ship his tack to California in September.
Kieran McLaughlin trainee Like Now, winner of the 2006 Gotham Stakes (gr. III), earned his first victory since March 2006 when he bested a field of four in an allowance optional claimer at Saratoga July 27.
Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) winning jockey Calvin Borel and trainer Rick Violette will be panelists for the Saratoga Review program July 23 at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame.