Print Preview: Horseracing at its finest (via ESPN The Magazine)

The look of the wooden grandstands takes you back a bit — maybe not to the 1860s, but at least to the 1970s. That’s when Seattle Slew and Affirmed won at Saratoga. Before them, so did Kelso, Buckpasser and Sword Dancer. Secretariat was upset here. Easy Goer prevailed here, as did Curlin. Rachel Alexandra beat the boys here. Everyone who’s anyone has come through here, and before I moved back home to Seattle in early August, I wanted to feel the place at least once more. … Read More

via ESPN The Magazine (available August 22, 2011)