HISTORY OF THE TRAVERS STAKES
08-23-2014 -- Allan Carter, Historian and Author, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
The Travers is a Grade 1 $1,250,000 race for 3-year-olds on Saratoga’s dirt course at 1 ¼ miles. The oldest unrestricted stakes race for 3-year-olds in North America, the Travers had its inaugural running in 1864 as the first race on the first day o...
HISTORY OF THE PACIFIC CLASSIC
08-24-2014 -- Allan Carter, Historian and Author, National Museum of Racing and Hall of Fame
The Pacific Classic is a Grade 1, $1,000,000 race for 3-year-olds and up at a distance of 1 ¼ on Del Mar’s artificial surface. It has been held without interruption since its original running in 1991.
Perhaps the most memorable Pacific Classic was ...
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Once again: East and West with the great competitions of the summer.
THE TRAVERS and THE PACIFIC CLASSIC. What more do you want? (To pick the winners?)...