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“The town is the track, and the track is the town.”

Heady words, from a man who should know. Roberts writes about the history and architecture of racetracks, recently collaborating with the New York Racing Association and the Saratoga Springs Preservation Foundation, creating an inventory of Saratoga’s buildings and landscape. With Isabelle Taylor, he publishedThe Spa: Saratoga’s Legendary Racecourse, an architectural history of the track that…

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This Week At Saratoga: July 14

It’s here: the week so many of us wait for beginning in September, the end of the countdown that begins with the last race on Labor Day. And as in previous years, I’ll post weekly updates about various events—racing, philanthropic, historical—taking place in Saratoga Springs, right through to closing day. Opening day is officially this…