Vic Zast

Saratoga Diary: The Look of Leftovers

Saratoga Diary: The Look of Leftovers

Suddenly, with the onset of Travers Week, the tone of the racecourse has shifted to horse racing. Saturday alone will feature four graded stakes. The horses that will race are among the best of their generations. read blog

Saratoga Diary: Slipping By

Saratoga Diary: Slipping By

Time seems to fly by more quickly the older you get. That's because a mere day represents a larger percentage of the time you have left than it did when you were young. read blog

Saratoga Diary: Time and Hope

Saratoga Diary: Time and Hope

The media took about a nanosecond to realize that both trainer Roger Attfield and jockey John Velazquez, who teamed up to win Monday's feature race with Kissable, were about to enter the Hall of Fame on Friday. read blog

Saratoga Diary: Drinking It In

Saratoga Diary: Drinking It In

NYRA, in conjunction with America's Best Racing -- an initiative of The Jockey Club -- announced it will be hosting classes at Saratoga Racecourse to help newcomers through the maze of the sport on six days this meet. read blog

Saratoga Diary: Making the Grade

Saratoga Diary: Making the Grade

Horse racing's graded stakes committee may wake up to the reality that the graded stakes of summer and fall for 3-year-old horses fail to meet the criteria of grade I competition. But it's likely the committee won't. read blog

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