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Celtic Chaos Doubles Up In John Morrissey Stakes

Zilla Racing Stables’ Celtic Chaos made a sweeping move at the top of the stretch and got his nose on the wire in time to best Build to Suit in Sunday’s $100,000 John Morrissey for New York-breds going 6 ½ furlongs over the Saratoga Race Course main track. Celtic Chaos sat off the pace while […]

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T Loves A Fight Steps Up Into Thursday’s John Morrissey Stakes

Noda Brothers’ scrappy 5-year-old T Loves a Fight will square off against five other rivals in Thursday’s $100,000 John Morrissey, a 6 ½-furlong sprint for New York-breds, 3-years-old and up, at Saratoga Race Course. T Loves a Fight was claimed by trainer Orlando Noda for $10,000 out of a fourth-place finish in a seven-furlong sprint […]

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Saratoga Pays Tribute To Racing Legends In New 1863 Club

The New York Racing Association, Inc. (NYRA) today announced a series of names for the various hospitality areas at the all-new 1863 Club at Saratoga Race Course. The names – which include such beloved figures as John Morrissey, Rachel Alexandra and Captain Moore – are designed to pay tribute to the history and traditions of […]

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Racing Hall Of Fame Induction Focuses On Great Names Of Racing History

In a year with only one modern entrant into the National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame, much of the induction ceremony focused on some of the sport’s oldest and greatest names. At the program held Aug. 3 at the Fasig-Tipton Pavilion in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., racing’s most familiar historical names dominated the card […]

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Cot Campbell, Late Penny Chenery Among A Dozen Newly Elected ‘Pillars Of The Turf’

The National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame’s Pillars of the Turf Committee has elected 12 new members to the Hall of Fame. The 2018 Pillars of the Turf inductees are: Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin, August Belmont I, Cot Campbell, Penny Chenery, John W. Galbreath, Arthur B. Hancock, Sr., Hal Price Headley, John Morrissey, […]

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A Tale Of Two Cities: The Synchronicity Of Saratoga And Deauville

August 1864. It was the best of times in France: Napoleon III’s Second Empire was at the height of its glory, enabling prosperous ladies and gentlemen to escape the heat of Paris and head north for the delights of Deauville, the Duc de Morny’s new racecourse on the Normandy coast just a few hundred yards from […]

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