Here and There in Saratoga--Tuesday, August 7, 2001

Here and There in Saratoga--Tuesday, August 7, 2001
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By Sean Clancy
From The Saratoga Special, reprinted with permission

"The gem of consistency."--Fan to Bill Mott as he went to the winner's circle after the Hall of Fame Stakes

"The stars can't talk and they have a very short shelf life." --Emmy and Eclipse Award winning author Frank DeFord about one of the problems in horse racing in his Hall of Fame address

"You just hope you stay healthy for the rest of the meet . . . the rest of the year . . . forever." --Jockey John Velazquez after winning eight races in two days

"I had a set of horses on the track at 10:00. I changed in my office." --Trainer Bill Mott on getting to the 10:30 Hall of Fame induction

"Thank you, y'all." --The closing of jockey Earlie Fires‚ Hall of Fame speech

Weather:
Tuesday: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. High near 87F. Winds W 5 to 10 mph. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Tuesday night: Partly cloudy with a slight chance of a thunderstorm. Low around 67F. Calm winds. Chance of precipitation 30 percent.
Wednesday: Sunny. High near 87F. Winds W 5 to 10 mph.
Wednesday (24 hours): Sunny. Highs in the upper 80s and lows in the mid 60s.
Thursday (24 hours): Sunny. Highs near 90 and lows in the mid 60s.
Friday (24 hours): Partly cloudy. Highs in the low 80s and lows near 60.

Contact Sean Clancy via e-mail at sean@thesaratogaspecial.com or telephone at 518-581-1947.

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