2010 Kentucky Derby

I wrote a few months back about a little horse that ran in Saratoga last summer. The horse’s name is Dublin and he won that race. I also speculated that he would run in the Kentucky Derby, which is being held tomorrow. Dublin is certainly running tomorrow, one in a big field of 20. Well … Read More

Thinking about the Kentucky Derby in February?

In the early part of last year’s racing season, Kathleen took two Irish girls from Ballybunion, County Kerry, who were working at the hotel for the summer to the races.  They put a sentimental bet on a young horse with good odds named “Dublin” and were handsomely rewarded when the horse won.  At the end … Read More

Rachel Alexandra to race in Saratoga on September 5th

The New York Times, Joe Drape, has confirmed that super filly and Preakness winner, Rachel Alexandra, will race against the boys again in the Woodward Stakes here in Saratoga on Saturday, September 5th.  Saratoga Arms does have limited availability left for that weekend (Labor Day) and would welcome anyone who would like to continue to … Read More

And they’re off!!!

 Opening Day and the excitement throughout the city of Saratoga Springs is palpable.  Up and down the crowded sidewalks visitors mingle with townsfolk, darting in and out of shops and restaurants, chatting on the benches, admiring the artistic horse sculptures, and the lush hanging baskets.  Flags are waving proclaiming the arrival of the 141st meet … Read More

Saratoga Springs Victorian Streetwalk

Saratoga Springs is a special city well renowned for premier racing during the summer at the nation’s oldest thoroughbred track.  Every citizen and every visitor, in fact every person walking down the street, can tell you what a furlong is, who won the Travers last year and when post time is for the first race (1pm).  The racing season … Read More