150 Years of Racing in Saratoga: Little-Known Stories and Facts from America's Most Historic Racing City

150 Years of Racing in Saratoga: Little-Known Stories and Facts from America's Most Historic Racing City

Allan Carter, Mike Kane


Sincethe inaugural assembly used to be held in August 1863, Saratoga Springs has been thescene of memorable races, frequently that includes legends of the game. even supposing someof the epic moments are nonetheless known this day, equivalent to Upset’s defeat of guy o’War within the 1919 Sanford Memorial, some of the triumphs and defeats that wereonce well-known were forgotten. Few take note the filly la, whothrived at Saratoga, profitable 16 stakes races, or the explanations why the trackwas closed 3 times for a complete of six years.Authors Allan Carter and Mike Kane have a look again at those and otherimportant yet missed tales and current information from the pre-NYRA years and a rundown of the best fields assembledat America’s oldest music.

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