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By Gene Kershner » Friday, July 22, 2016

SARATOGA SPRINGS -- A field of eight will head to the gate at post time on Tuesday evening at Fort Erie Race Track for the middle jewel of the Canadian Triple Crown. The post positions for the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes were drawn this afternoon at the border oval early this afternoon with Plate winner Sir Dudley... Read More

By Jack Goods » Thursday, July 21, 2016

When neuropsychologist Rebecca Timlin-Scalera was diagnosed with stage four breast cancer in September, she was stunned. While she began fighting her battle she started a blog, The Cancer Couch, to share her experiences. Months later, The Cancer Couch has evolved into a non-for-profit foundation with the goal of helping... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Thursday, July 21, 2016

SARATOGA SPRINGS – Tomorrow’s opening day at Saratoga features the traditional Grade 3 Schuylerville for 2-year-old fillies. The eighth race on the 10-race card kicks off the graded stakes schedule of the 40-day meeting.  The 6-furlong race has attracted nine fillies that will run for the $200,000... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Tuesday, July 19, 2016

After spending about eight years in the professional soccer business, Ashley Dabb recently was named Chief Marketing Officer for the National Lacrosse League. What’s it like to switch sports in mid-career? NLL Commissioner “Nick Sakiewicz said it best: it’s like drinking from a fire hose,” Dabb said. “The... Read More

Friday, July 15, 2016

Chelsea Dantonio and Julie Murphy each finished in the top five of their respective divisions at the New York State Women’s Amateur and Mid-Amateur Championships on Friday at Elmira Country Club in Elmira. Dantonio, the former Lancaster standout and five-time Section VI champion who just completed her freshman season at... Read More

By Jack Goods » Friday, July 15, 2016

NASCAR Hall of Famer Rusty Wallace isn't burning rubber at enormous venues around the country anymore. For now, Niagara Square will do. "I told the mayor, ‘You guys have got a pretty good little race track here,'" Wallace said. "I was joking and told him, 'Hey, you've got a little bump here on the front... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, July 15, 2016

Summer Racing The summer racing season is upon us as the Del Mar and Saratoga meetings will get underway over the next week.  Del Mar gets underway this afternoon and Saratoga’s 148th meeting kicks off a week from this afternoon at the Spa. Our area’s signature race, the $500,000 Prince of Wales Stakes, will... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Sunday, July 10, 2016

CLYMER – Mother Nature saved the best for last during the Tour’s return to Peek’n Peak. The weather could not have been more perfect for the final round of the LECOM Health Challenge, and the play matched the conditions. The tournament went to a four-man playoff for just the 14th time in history, and first... Read More

By Jay Skurski » Sunday, July 10, 2016

CLYMER – The Tour is all about catching fire for 72 holes. Do that, and dreams can be made. In Rick Lamb’s case, however, it took 92 holes. The 25-year-old from St. Simons Island, Ga., authored the ultimate Cinderella story Sunday in the Tour’s LECOM Health Challenge, going from Monday qualifier... Read More

Sunday, July 10, 2016

Check below for live updates from our Jay Skurski and others from the Tour's LECOM Health Challenge hosted by Peek'n Peak in Chautauqua County's Findley Lake. The Tour's updated leaderboard is here. Here's Jay Skurski's preview look at the tournament and the trick-shot Bryan brothers. A Twitter... Read More

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