• Azar rallies to beat Next Shares at Saratoga

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Alto Racing’s Azar rallied to beat Next Shares by three-quarters of a length Wednesday in the Grade 2 $200,000 With Anticipation for 2-year-olds at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Lady Shipman breaks Mellon turf mark for 5 1/2 furlongs

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Lady Shipman broke the Mellon turf course record for 5 1/2 furlongs Sunday, winning the $100,000 Smart N Fancy in 1:00.46 at Saratoga Race Course.

  • American Pharoah jockey Victor Espinoza leaves the track after losing to Keen Ice in the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (Steve Jacobs /The Post-Star via AP) MANDATORY CREDIT

    Phraoah looks good after loss; no decision on racing plans

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — They were waiting for their horse, ready to take pictures with cellphones and ready to feed him snacks.

  • Keen Ice (7), with Javier Castellano, moves past Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, with Victor Espinoza, to win the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

    Spa Stunner! American Pharoah loses in Travers to Keen Ice

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The day after American Pharoah won the Belmont Stakes and became the first Triple Crown winner in 37 years, trainer Bob Baffert already was leery of Saratoga in the summer.

  • Keen Ice (7), with Javier Castellano, moves past Triple Crown winner American Pharoah, with Victor Espinoza, to win the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

    Spa Stunner! American Pharoah loses in Travers to Keen Ice

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Triple Crown winner American Pharoah came up short in the $1.6 million Travers Stakes on Saturday, losing to Keen Ice by three-quarters of a length before a sold-out and stunned crowd at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Keen Ice upsets Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in Travers Stakes at Saratoga

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Keen Ice upsets Triple Crown winner American Pharoah in Travers Stakes at Saratoga.

  • Sheer Drama with Joe Bravo up wins The Personal Ensign Stakes prior to the running of the Travers Stakes horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, Aug. 29, 2015. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

    Sheer Drama, Flintshire among winners on Travers undercard

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — The Travers Day undercard produced four automatic qualifers for races in the Breeders’ Cup in two months.

  • Marylou Whitney of Marylou Whitney Stables talks to reporters after being inducted to the New York Racing Association 2015 Saratoga Walk of Fame during the annual Red Jacket Ceremony at Saratoga Race Course on Friday, Aug. 28, 2015 in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)

    Marylou Whitney, Dinny Phipps honored day before Travers

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Prominent horse owners Marylou Whitney and Ogden Mills “Dinny” Phipps were inducted into Saratoga Race Course’s “Walk of Fame” on Friday, the day before Triple Crown winner American Pharoah runs in the Travers Stakes.

  • Good Luck Gus wins Albany at Saratoga

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — Good Luck Gus split horses in mid-stretch and outran pacesetter One Sided to the wire for a half-length victory Friday in the $250,000 Albany at Saratoga Race Course.

  • Fans watch Triple Crown winner American Pharaoh warm up at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Friday morning, Aug. 28, 2015. American Pharoah is scheduled to run in Saturday's Travers Stakes horse race. (Patrick Dodson /The Daily Gazette via AP)  TROY, SCHENECTADY; SARATOGA SPRINGS; ALBANY AND AMSTERDAM OUT; MANDATORY CREDIT

    Thousands of fans show up for American Pharoah’s gallop

    SARATOGA SPRINGS, N.Y. (AP) — American Pharoah has taken a glorious gallop around Saratoga Race Course to the cheers of thousands of fans the day before the Triple Crown winner runs in the Travers Stakes.