Security measures for Travers Stakes announced

The New York State Racing and Wagering Board announced today the security measures that will be in place for this year’s Travers Stakes on August 25. Those measures are: Horses participating in the Travers Stakes must be on the grounds at Saratoga on August 22. Horses will have out-of-competition blood testing taken on August 22.…

New York Racing’s Fan Advisory Council

Last summer, the New York State Racing and Wagering Board announced the formation of a Fan Advisory Council to “provide input and advice to the Board on horse racing and wagering matters in New York state” (sic). According to its website, the Council will examine the “total racing experience” and report its findings to the…