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By Gene Kershner » Friday, September 26, 2014

ELMONT - Super Saturday is ready to live up to its nickname tomorrow afternoon at Belmont Park. Six graded races, five of which are Grade 1's, totaling $3.4 million in purses are in store for dieha... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, September 25, 2014

A Buffalo Fire Department turned up at the Shea's Buffalo Theater race on Sunday, and it wasn't in a ceremonial role. Runners were cruised down Washington St. at the 1-mile mark or so when sirens c... Read More

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The following is a statement (issued through his PR agency, True Speed Communication) from Tony Stewart regarding today's decision by the Ontario County grand jury not to file criminal charges against... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Tuesday, September 23, 2014

One of the odd parts about life in the National Lacrosse League is that the summer goes quietly, and then there's a ton of activity around draft day in September. From there, it's back to mostly quiet... Read More

Monday, September 22, 2014

Daven Oskvig of Amherst won the Rochester Marathon Sunday in a time of 2 hours, 45 minutes and 40 seconds. He finished 32 seconds ahead of Rochester's Jeffrey Cavallaro. [bn_tweet url="https:/... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, September 19, 2014

Several months have passed by since California Chrome captured a nation for three weeks before he was thwarted in his attempt at racing's Triple Crown at Belmont Park. After some time on the farm givi... Read More

By Budd Bailey » Thursday, September 18, 2014

When I've had the chance to speak to race directors at the annual January meeting, I always try to tell them to remember the basics. That might include everything from cashing checks as quickly as pos... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, September 12, 2014

The stage is set this weekend for the 18th running of the $1 million Grade 1 Ricoh Woodbine Mile north of the border and while the suburban Toronto track wasn't able to sway Wise Dan's connections to... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, September 5, 2014

The end of the Saratoga Race Course meeting is kind of like the day after Christmas.  So much anticipation for the big day and then it's gone like that for another year. This year's meeting ended ... Read More

By Gene Kershner » Friday, August 29, 2014

The Saratoga and Del Mar summer meetings wind down this weekend and we will start to point towards the Breeders' Cup world championships at Santa Anita Park on Oct. 31 and Nov. 1. This weekend's Spa a... 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.