Posts Tagged ‘Sage Valley’

Free Selections / Opening Day Saratoga / 7-19-2013

Since 1863, the sleepy town of Saratoga Springs comes to life. That is if you are a racing fan and love the sport of kings. Once upon a time, the area allowed¬†one¬†to recline and rejuvenate with the healing waters of the natural springs. You can still visit the historic landscape, but I would make your […]

Free Selections / Belmont Day / Saturday / 6-8-2013

This Saturday, a field of 14 runners will go to post in the 145th edition of the Belmont Stakes. First held in 1866, the Belmont is the oldest of the Triple Crown races besting the venerable Kentucky Derby (first held in 1875) by nearly a decade. The race is named for 19th century stock market […]

Free Selections / Preakness Card / 5-18-2013

Saturday afternoon ushers in the second jewel in the Triple Crown. The Woodlawn Vase, the painting of the weather vane, and hearing the sounds of “Maryland, My Maryland” ring sweet to this punter’s ears. This race brings hope. Hope for another name to be etched into history, and hope for a sport that has captivated […]