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My Big Mistake at the Travers

Yesterday I attended my first Traversn and when Arrogate won the race, I was holding a winning ticket. At least I thought I was.

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Saratoga Travers Stakes is Won By 12 Lengths [Watch]

Folks on Twitter are saying that the winner of the 147th Annual Travers Stakes at the Saratoga Race Course made the other horses look bad!  Maybe that's because Arrogate won by 12 lengths...

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Hall Of Fame Trainer Nick Zito Gives Sean And Bethany Betting Tips [AUDIO]

Today Bethany and I were broadcasting live at the track when a man drove up on a golf cart, smiling and said "Hey just wanted to say hi, I'm a big fan of you guys!" We of course thanked him and said we were happy he stopped by but then he didn't leave. He watched us working for a few minutes and when I got up to go to the little disc jockey's room he came to shake my hand, he reiterated what a fan he was and said "My name is Nick Zito". I then yelled "You are NOT Nick Zito, no way!" (In my defense I had only seen him on TV before and he didn't look the same. Also, I couldn't believe that he could possibly be my fan)

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Travers Restaurant Week- $18.64 Three Course Meals

Travers week is upon us!

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Mechanicville Native To Run 3-Horses In Travers

Chad Brown, a Mechanicville native currently has 30 wins under his belt, or um, should I say saddle? Now he's striving for a Travers win - could it happen this weekend at the Saratoga Race Course?

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Richie’s Song For American Pharoah [VIDEO]

It's a very exciting day in the Capital Region. This one's going to go down in history no matter how it turns out. It's theTRAVERS!  I just had to write a little ditty about it.   Apologies to Kenny Chesney for borrowing his song.

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Traffic and Parking Plan For Travers Day in Saratoga

So you were one of the 50,000 people lucky enough to score a ticket to Travers. Good for you (no jealousy here)! Well, if you're driving up there tomorrow, here's the parking and traffic info for you.

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Will Saratoga Racetrack Be The “Graveyard Of Champions” For American Pharoah?

Its official – American Pharoah is heading to Saratoga for the Travers Stakes race!

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Travers $18.64 Restaurant Week!

Its Travers 1864 Restaurant Week!

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Will American Pharoah Run In The Travers At Saratoga?

Will American Pharoah run in the Travers at Saratoga? The short answer is , probably not.That doesn't mean however that it is any way ruled out...

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Will Take Charge – And He Did Just That- At The Travers Stakes In Saratoga [VIDEO]

Well, in my typical fashion, I usually get interested in sporting events after they happen. I knew nothing about "Will Take Charge", but after seeing highlights of the race, I wanted to find out everything!  What a finish!  (video to follow) 

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What Is The Saratoga Travers Stakes? – Travers Day At Saratoga

 

Living in the Saratoga/Albany Area all of my life, I've often heard 'local' people comment that they really don't know what the Travers Stakes is all about. Sure we all know traffic will be backed up, it's the busiest day at the track, and downtown Saratoga will be bustling all week.  But why is the race so special?

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