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Saratoga Stories: Gangsters, Gamblers & Racing Legends

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Long before there was a Las Vegas, there was a Saratoga. In a time before radio and television, Americans in the Gilded Age viewed Saratoga as the culmination of their hopes and dreams. Then as now, captains of industry and the very wealthy mingled with middle-class visitors for a summer sojourn punctuated by social events, parties, business, and the races, where major st
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Hardcover, 203 pages
Published July 1st 2007 by Eclipse Press
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Joanne
Feb 03, 2013 Joanne rated it liked it
Recommends it for: serious racing fans
I read this as I have been to Saratoga and am going back soon.It was a slow read for me but I enjoyed the history lesson.

The best part was about the racing legends,the horses.
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Jul 20, 2009 Debbie Maskus rated it liked it
Very thought provoking, especially about the horse betting and how the races were fixed and the super race horses.
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