SARATOGA SPRINGS — Author and racing historian Michael Veitch will discuss his new book “Legacy of Excellence: Thoroughbred Racing in Saratoga Springs 1956 to 2008,” at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame at noon on Saturday, Dec. 10.
Veitch will discuss the stories of the on-track excellence of Saratoga racing during this period and the politics involved in the New York Racing Association’s franchise oversight of the track. A book signing will follow the presentation. The event is free to attend, and books will be available to purchase.
Veitch covered horse racing for The Saratogian and its racing supplement, The Pink Sheet, from 1979 through 2017. He serves as chairman of the Museum’s Hall of Fame Historic Review Committee and is a member of the Hall of Fame Nominating Committee.
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