By Gene Kershner » Wednesday, August 20, 2014Haskell winner Bayern was set as the 2-1 favorite at Tuesday evening’s post position draw for the 145th running of the Grade 1 $1.25 million Travers Stakes in downtown Saratoga Springs. The race will be run on Saturday afternoon at Saratoga Race Course and will be televised live by NBC… Read more »
By Budd Bailey » Thursday, August 14, 2014You might remember the story of Joe McConaughy, who was trying to break the record for running the entire Pacific Coast Trail – Mexico to Canada. That’s 2,663 miles if you are counting, and Joe probably was. Well, he did it. McConaughy covered the distance in 53 days, 6 hours… Read more »
By Budd Bailey » Tuesday, August 12, 2014By Larry Ott After nearly six decades of stock racing competition at Elegant Builders Raceway Park in Lancaster, the engines have now been silenced. Due to what he described as financial difficulties with the stock car program, EBRP promoter Ralph… Read more
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Budd Bailey has served in a variety of roles in Buffalo sports in the past 35 years, including reporter, talk-show host, baseball announcer, public relations staffer and author. He covers the Bandits and running for The News when not working as an editor.