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Aug 29, 2015 05:15 PM

Unbridled Forever victorious in G1 Ballerina

In a race that set up for her closing kick, Charles E. Fipke's homebred Unbridled Forever swooped past the early leaders to win the Grade 1, $500,000 Ballerina Stakes at Saratoga Race Course by a length and secure a spot in the Breeders' Cup Filly & Mare Sprint.

Aug 29, 2015 02:55 PM

Public relations pioneer Ed Lewi passes away at age of 81

Public relations industry leader Ed Lewi, founder of the eponymous Capital Region public relations agency that managed media relations for the XIII Olympic Winter Games and has assisted in media relations and marketing efforts for The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) since the late 1970s, passed away today. He was 81.

Aug 29, 2015 10:32 AM

Lubash shines on New York-bred day at Saratoga

Serving as a preamble to Travers Day, Friday at Saratoga Race Course featured six New York-bred stakes races worth $1.15 million, with familiar foes Lubash and King Kreesa delivering a powerhouse performance in the $150,000 West Point and adding a new chapter to a rivalry that has spanned more than two years.

Aug 29, 2015 10:25 AM

Owners Ogden Mills “Dinny” Phipps and Marylou Whitney inducted into Saratoga Walk of Fame

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today honored two prominent owners for their significant contributions to the sport of thoroughbred racing and to the advancement of Saratoga Race Course during the annual Red Jacket Ceremony on the eve of the 146th running of the Grade 1, $1.6 million Travers.​

Aug 28, 2015 05:48 PM

The New York Racing Association invites fans to take photos with Travers trophy to benefit Capital District YMCA at Saratoga Race Course

The New York Racing Association, Inc. will welcome racing fans to get an up-close look at the official trophy of the Travers, the Man O’ War Cup, on Monday, August 31.

Aug 28, 2015 05:05 PM

Saratoga Race Course Notes 8/28

Huge crowd turns out to see American Pharoah gallop Friday; Upstart confirmed to run in the Travers; McLaughlin ready for big Travers Day; Texas Red wraps up Travers preparations; Hall of Famer Jolley talks Travers; Shirreffs enjoys Pharoah phenomenon

Aug 28, 2015 04:11 PM

American Pharoah and Travers contenders train on eve of Mid-Summer Derby

The New York Racing Association, Inc. today welcomed an estimated crowd of 15,000 racing fans from the Capital Region and beyond to watch American Pharoah work on the main track at Saratoga Race Course – one day before the champion colt competes in front of a sold-out paid crowd of 50,000 fans during the 146th running of the Grade 1, $1.6 million Travers on Saturday, August 29.

Aug 27, 2015 07:34 PM

Favored Tepin to battle Brown trio in Ketel One Ballston Spa

After the Grade 1, $1.6 million Travers is run Saturday evening, a contentious group of fillies and mares led by millionaire Tepin will contest the Grade 2, $400,000 Ketel One Ballston Spa on the turf at Saratoga Race Course.

Aug 27, 2015 06:34 PM

Flintshire looks to deny Twilight Eclipse in G1 Sword Dancer

West Point Thoroughbred's Twilight Eclipse had the ostensible misfortune of meeting Main Sequence during his summer and fall sweep of top turf stakes, with Twilight Eclipse finishing no worse than 1 ¾ lengths behind the eventual champion in four consecutive Grade 1s last year.

Aug 27, 2015 04:54 PM

New York-bred Funny Cide returns to Saratoga Race Course on eve of New York Showcase Day

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today welcomed the return of Kentucky Derby, Preakness and Jockey Club Gold Cup champion Funny Cide to Saratoga Race Course.

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