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Apples or Oranges? Epicenter or Taiba? 

POSTED: January 6, 2023

Left: Epicenter with Joel Rosario up won the G1 Travers at Saratoga August 27, 2022. (Chris Rahayel); Right: Taiba with Mike Smith riding won the...

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Cyberknife ‘Fantastic’ Out of G1 Travers

POSTED: August 29, 2022

Mo Strike Works for G1 Hopeful SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.— Brad Cox didn’t win the Eclipse Award as North America’s leading trainer the past two years...

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Asmussen Reflects on Meaning of Travers Triumph With Epicenter

POSTED: August 29, 2022

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.— When Hall of Fame trainer Steve Asmussen started his first horse, Track Ambassador, at Ruidoso Downs in 1986, he did so with...

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Epicenter Proves Place Atop Division With Travers Romp

POSTED: August 27, 2022

Epicenter proves the best three-year old with a dominant Travers Stakes win SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Winchell Thoroughbreds’ Epicenter, who came up just shy of...

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How Pat Day Struck ‘Gold’ Against One of the Best Travers Fields in History

POSTED: August 26, 2022

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. - On Saturday, August 22, 1987, the Travers Stakes celebrated its 118th running. While not a milestone number, that year’s edition was...

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Reed Hopes for Good Showing From Rich Strike in Travers

POSTED: August 26, 2022

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y.— Trainer Eric Reed will be starting his first runner in the Grade 1, $1.25 million Runhappy Travers on Saturday at Saratoga Race...

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Not This Time Represented by Epicenter and Ain’t Life Grand in Travers

POSTED: August 26, 2022

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – Albaugh Family Stables’ Not This Time may have had a short-lived racing career, but the son of Giant’s Causeway is making...

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Runhappy Travers Returns to FOX on Saturday

POSTED: August 26, 2022

SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. – The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) highlighted television coverage of Runhappy Travers Day, which will include five grade 1 races...

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Saratoga Today, Travers Day

POSTED: August 26, 2022

Welcome to Past The Wire TV! It is Travers day at Saratoga and we have one of our favorite racing days of the year. It...

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