Saratoga gears up for running of 144th Travers Stakes

Posted at: 08/24/2013 8:25 AM
Updated at: 08/24/2013 9:28 AM
By: WNYT Staff

SARATOGA SPRINGS – More than 50,000 people are expected for the 144th running of the Travers on Saturday.

Gates at the Saratoga Race Course opened at 7:00 a.m.

The first post time is 11:35 a.m.

This year's race will feature a showdown between 2013 Kentucky Derby winner “Orb”, Belmont Stakes winner “Palace Malice” and Haskell winner “Verrazano”.

You can watch full coverage from NBC Sports, beginning at 4:30 p.m. on NewsChannel 13.

We will also have full coverage from our sports department in our evening newscasts.