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THE LONGER THE BETTER FOR SARATOGA

Compilation photo by HRI staff By Tom Jicha The earliest opening and longest meeting in Saratoga history could not have come soon enough. The onslaught of bad news and negative commentaries about racing has been

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MEETING JOHN MCCRIRICK: AN ENDURING MEMORY

Hallandale Beach, FL— As hard as this might be to believe, John McCririck, who died last week at 79, actually was more than met the eye. My first meeting with him was momentous, as was

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A HORSE WALKS INTO A BAR…

Saratoga Springs, New York is a town with a million stories. Many involve exploits at the Saratoga Race Course. Big scores, narrow misses and tragic defeats make up the bulk of racing experiences. I could

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NATIONAL HBPA TONE DEAF ON HOLLENDORFER ISSUE

The racing industry is under siege at the moment and everyone tethered to the sport is looking for a reason, a person or organization upon which it can pin the blame. Of course, looking outside

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THE FOURTH OF JULY: INDEPENDENCE DAY

The Fourth of July has an official name: Independence Day. It marks the occasion when the American colonists said, “Enough!” to the concept of being ruled by an omnipotent king. Henceforth each colony would set

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