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SARATOGA SPRINGS – Halloween just got a little less scary for struggling parents who feared the cost of buying a new costume for their little monsters. 

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Veteran handicappers Tom Amello and Nick Kling, longtime co-hosts of “Trackfacts Live” on the Capital OTB television network, will participate in a Travers Stakes preview discussion at the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame on Thursday, August 22 at 10:30 a.m. The program is free and open to the public and will feature video of key races leading up to the Midsummer Derby as well as a question-and-answer session with the panelists.

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Tuesday, 20 August 2013 11:08

Enhanced Security for Horses in Travers

SARATOGA SPRINGS — There will be enhanced security measures taken this weekend at the Saratoga Race Track for the horses running in the million dollar Travers Stakes.

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SARATOGA SPRINGS — Former Siena head basketball coach Bob Beyer was arrested late Thursday night, after what police said started with a fight inside Gaffney’s Restaurant on Caroline Street.

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Friday, 16 August 2013 10:31

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.

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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.

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Friday, 16 August 2013 10:06

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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.

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Friday, 16 August 2013 09:58

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.

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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.

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Friday, 16 August 2013 09:54

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. 

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  • Saratoga County Court Matthew J. Gifford, 31, of Saratoga Springs, was sentenced to 5 days incarceration and 5 years probation, after pleading to felony DWI, charged February 2024 in Saratoga Springs.  Kevin P. Masterson, 52, of Mechanicville, was sentenced to 6-1/2 years incarceration / 5 years post-release supervision, after pleading to criminal possession of a weapon in the second-degree, charged May 2023.  Shawn Flores, 45, of Milton, pleaded to criminal contempt in the first-degree, charged February 2024. Sentencing July 30.  Nicholas F. Bonfante, 44, of Halfmoon, pleaded to criminal sale of a controlled substance in the second-degree, a felony, charged…

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