Tom Durkin

Final Stretch and End of the Durkin Era

It's the final week of races at The Saratoga Race Course, and I cannot believe how fast this summer flew by. Starting with opening day, I knew 2014 would be a great year for racing, with high attendance, and more beautiful fashions than any year before! ... [Continue Reading]

Win a Box at Saratoga

Three Lucky Box Winners!

Three Lucky Box Winners will be enjoying the final days of Summer Racing at Saratoga in style! Three contests. Three fabulous Labor Day Weekend Boxes! #1 - Kay and four friends will be sitting pretty in a a box on Friday, August 29th. She was selected the ... [Continue Reading]


Down to the Wire at Del Mar

Can you believe we’re down to the wire?!  Del Mar has plenty of fun planned as we move into the last week of Summer Racing. The Four O’Clock Free Friday Concert features electronic phenom Steve Aoki after the races.  You know the drill by now...the ... [Continue Reading]

Jim Dandy Bar, Photo by Thomas K

Celebrate Summer in Saratoga

With only a few days left of racing season, the big question is - how will I celebrate my final days here in Saratoga? While the Saratoga nightlife is pretty incredible, it's amazing how many great spots we have at the race course or only within walking distance ... [Continue Reading]

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Sperry's Bar Saratoga

Best Watering Holes – Saratoga

If there’s one thing besides racing that Saratoga Springs is known for, it’s the nightlife. During the busy summer months, it’s not unusual to see thousands squeezed into the one main block of bars in Saratoga, known as Caroline Street. But which bars are worth really checking out? Find out below! Gaffneys Located at the… Continue Reading

Tacos & Tequila

Tequila, Tacos, & So Much More!

What’s the best thing to do in Del Mar after the races (or anytime)?  Margaritas and Mexican food…oh yeah!  You can not be in southern California without sampling the authentic Mexican food and varieties of tequila the area has to offer.  Whether you want it dished up funky and real, family style or fancy… has the inside scoop… Continue Reading

Cheeseburger - Saratoga

Sink Your Teeth into These Burgers

Finding a good cheeseburger is equivalent to finding the perfect pair of shoes to wear on any given day. It’s really important to know who has the best and why, which is what I’m here to do today! Here’s a list of some of Saratoga’s best burgers, whether you’re at the Saratoga Race Course or… Continue Reading

In The Know

Downs After Dark

Woo Hoo, Not Boo Hoo

Summer Racing is just about over and sure we’re always a little sad about it, but no tears are  necessary.  No Boo Hooing racing fans—Churchill Downs  returns with their September meet on Friday the 5th. They’re not fooling around over there, ... [Continue Reading]


Fall Racing Preview

There is so much in store with Fall Racing just around the corner...Two meets at Churchill Downs, of course--September and late October through Thanksgiving and... Keeneland kicks off 17 days of racing with the prestigious Fall Stars Weekend on October 3rd ... [Continue Reading]