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Sport and Society for Arete- Pharoah and Roger

Richard Crepeau | Posted 09.04.2016 | Sports
Richard Crepeau

Good news: Ahmed Zayat, owner of American Pharoah, announced that his horse would not be retired and would finish the season at the Breeder's Cup running in the Classic.

Weather or Not?

Leonard Slatkin | Posted 09.22.2013 | Arts
Leonard Slatkin

The big story in music this past week had more to do with the playing conditions as opposed to the music itself.

Job Creation Depends Upon Business And Government Cooperation

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 08.24.2012 | Business
Peter S. Goodman

From the crude characterizations echoing from the campaign trail, it often seems as if American business and government are confined to separate and h...

Ron Dicker

How To Get A Kentucky Derby Winner On The Cheap | Ron Dicker | Posted 05.03.2012 | Money

If Saturday's Kentucky Derby makes you dream of owning a thoroughbred for the price of a nag, you're in luck. Several firms arrange partnerships for s...

2012 in Under 365 Words

Liz O'Connell | Posted 02.20.2012 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

May: Starts with the Derby, ends with the Met Mile. After watching Shackelford's gritty run in the 2011 Derby, he was my 2012 Met Mile horse. I haven't changed my mind. Hope it happens.

Saratoga's Backstretch Photographers' Personal POV

Liz O'Connell | Posted 09.30.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

Over thirty grooms, exercise riders, a gardener, hotwalkers, track kitchen chefs, and a trainer used point and shoot cameras and a vast amount of color film to examine and chronicle their own Saratoga.

Racing Haut Monde Drops $32 Million On Elite Yearlings

Liz O'Connell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Liz O'Connell

The upper echelons of international Thoroughbred horse racing convened this week at the annual summer rite of the Saratoga Select Sale. The average price was $275,551.

Pitched Preservation Battle to Save New York's Valley Forge

Room Eight | Room Eight | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Pitched Preservation Battle to Save New York's Valley Forge  By Michael Boyajian  There is a scene in a Sherlock Holmes story where Holmes turns to ...

Belmon Stakes Over? Triple Crown In Jeopardy Due To Budget Mess

Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

Forget about not getting out of the gate -- the horses may not even get to the gate at this year's Belmont Stakes race. Due to the ongoing budget cri...

Elderly Man Skipping Work Uses 'Dead Grandson' Excuse Again

The Onion | The Onion | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
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SARATOGA, FL—Arousing the suspicions of his boss, senior fry-cook Harold Mason, 72, cited the death of yet another grandchild in order to......