Posts Tagged ‘Saratoga Springs New York’

Travers Dates Back to When Lincoln Was President

by Greg Melikov

posted on August 6, 2012 in Blogroll, Horse Racing, News and Announcements, | 4 Comments >>

The Travers is horse racing history personified – dating back to when Saratoga Race Course was in its second year and Honest Abe Lincoln was president of the divided United States. The so-called “Mid-Summer Derby” is the oldest stakes race for 3-year-olds in our great land. The racetrack is located in Saratoga Springs, about 160 […]

Horse Racing and Kids

by Horstradamus

posted on August 18, 2011 in Educational Articles, General Discussion, Horse Racing, Other Events | 4 Comments >>

When looking for family outings in this day and age, almost every festival, sporting event, or theme park has a hefty entrance fee. If you’re a horse racing fan and have kids, today’s tracks are more family-friendly than ever with a range of events and attractions in addition to great racing. Considering that most tracks […]