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William Nack to Share Saratoga Memories
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Turf writing legend William Nack will is coming to the Spa City to discuss his memories of Saratoga racing on Wednesday, August 21 at 7 p.m. in the Canfield Casino. This event is part of the Alfred Z. Solomon Charitable Trust Program Series and is co-sponsored by the Saratoga Springs History Museum and the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame. This event is free and open to the public.
Weekend Has Two Great Races—The Alabama and Sword Dancer
Whatever happened to ladies first? So much of what is written these days surrounds the horses, colts and geldings. They do make most of the headlines especially in the post-Zenyatta and Rachel Alexandra era, but Saturday is high time for the three-year-old fillies to strut in the Grade I $600,000 Alabama Stakes.
Most of us are still struggling to say sesquicentennial (ses-qui-cen-ten-ni-al), but already we are nearing the end of that celebration. It’s unlikely that our great sport will see this level of reverence again until the 200th anniversary and by that time a whole new generation of racing enthusiasts will be at the helm.
Division Street Dilemma
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Though a final report has not yet been released in the investigation of why 13 teachers left Division Street Elementary School this year, Saratoga Springs Superintendent Michael Piccirillo said the staff exit interviews have provided four areas of consideration for the district to take action on.
The Winner of the $15,000 Win Wager Adam McNeill Wins Big at the Track
SARATOGA SPRINGS — Avoiding the well-known curse of favorites losing on Saturdays at the Saratoga Race Course, Spa City resident Adam McNeill and his wife, Jennifer Runkel, claimed $21,000 after placing a $15,000 win wager on Wise Dan, the 2012 Horse of the Year who captured the Grade II, $500,000 Fourstardave Handicap on Saturday, August 10.
Travers Week Celebrations Kick Off
SARATOGA SPRINGS — This year may be one of the most exciting Travers week yet with a number of events and celebrations leading up to the famed Mid-Summer Derby next Saturday, as well as the showdown of three of thoroughbred racings’ top contenders this year—Kentucky Derby winner Orb, Belmont top finisher Palace Malice and Haskell Invitational winner Verrazano—all scheduled to race in the million dollar Travers Stakes.
Behind the Lens
SARATOGA SPRINGS — The father-son duo of Bob and Adam Coglianese have been the eyes behind some of the all-time best horseracing photographs at the Saratoga Race Course and the rest of the New York Racing Association circuit for over 50 years.
And the Race is On: Sheriff Campaign Race Picks Up Momentum
BALLSTON SPA — As the primary draws near, the Republican race for sheriff is intensifying with each candidate vowing to try and stay positive despite some negative rumors and complaints of destroyed campaign signs.
Spa Catholic Looks Ahead to New School Year
SARATOGA SPRINGS — As the carpets were being cleaned, teachers redecorated their rooms and everyone began finalizing lesson plans, Saratoga Central Catholic (SCC) administrators took a moment to pause and reflect on both their past accomplishments and new challenges as they prepare for the new school year ahead.
Mommies Network Celebrates Four Years of Local Support
SARATOGA COUNTY — Local moms and their children will be gathering for fun and a good cause at the Clifton Park Center this Saturday in honor of Saratoga County Mommies Network’s fourth birthday celebration.