Milestones: Racing on Trial

Did top jockeys take bribes?

With its graceful elm trees, its ornate Victorian clubhouse sparkling white in the clear mountain air, there is no more beautiful spot in all of thoroughbred racing than the historic old track at Saratoga. The upstate New York spa was the favorite vacation home of 19th century millionaires who came to the village to take the waters for their health and race horses for their entertainment. More than a century after America's first organized race meetings were staged in Saratoga, the spa remains an oasis of calm, a place...

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