Tag: Wilson Chute

Saratoga remains one of America's most iconic and picturesque sporting venues. It's 2022 season opens Thursday. (Image: Chelsea Durand)

Saratoga Brings Big Names, Big Money, Big Dreams to 2022 Season

The 2022 Saratoga season opens Thursday with full barns, the full attention of horseplayers around North America, and a full roster of A-list trainers, jockeys, and horses. It also opens with a full level of optimism that always follows the sport to the upstate New York hamlet. It’s the New […]

NYRA plans restoring the historic Wilson Chute to Saratoga this summer. That will allow dirt races like this one to run over a mile on the main track. (Image: NYRA/Coglianese Photo)

NYRA Bringing Back Historic Wilson Chute to Saratoga Race Course

The New York Racing Association (announced plans to return the Wilson Chute, one of Saratoga Race Course’s historic racing landmarks for the 2022 summer meet. Restoration of the Wilson Chute will allow the NYRA to write one-mile dirt races on Saratoga’s main track. The Wilson Chute hasn’t been used since […]