Here and There in Saratoga--August 26,2001

By Sean Clancy
From The Saratoga Special, reprinted with permission

Worth Repeating:

"We didn't bring Buckpasser here to listen to the Philadelphia Orchestra.."--Landon Manning speaking with Eddie Neloy, trainer of Buckpasser, before the 1966 Travers. (From Manning's "Extra Sugar for Kelso").

"Good thing Elliott's six foot four and 250 pounds because I told him, 'now the weight's on your shoulders'. "--Trainer John Kimmel joking about Elliott Walden taking over the training of Pompeii

"He's training like a marine."--Trainer Steven Young on a young horse

"Listen, the world won't end."--Trainer P.G. Johnson giving instructions to Richard Migliore for the Travers

"They say he won 10 races in France. He ran a mile in 1:33 at Belmont. I guess if they're going a mile I can pick them up."--Bill Mott about his pony Solozano

Name of the Day:
Joe Can't Quit (third race). Back on the office theme here. Co- editor and publisher Joe Clancy this one's for you. You can't quit, my man.

Sunday: Partly cloudy. High around 80. Winds south 5 to 10 mph.
Sunday night: Variably cloudy with showers. Low near 63. Light south to southwest winds. Chance of precipitation 60 percent.
Monday (24 hours): Partly cloudy with scattered thunderstorms ending late. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.
Tuesday (24 hours): Partly cloudy. Skies becoming clear late. Highs in the low 80s and lows in the low 60s.
Wednesday (24 hours): Sunny. Highs in the low 80s and lows near 60.

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