SLIDESHOW: Spirit of Saratoga On Display at 2021 Travers

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Fans at Saratoga Race Course celebrate a winner on the Runhappy Travers Stakes card Aug. 28. (Penelope P. Miller/America's Best Racing)

A cloudy, overcast day in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., could not dampen the spirits of those in attendance at Saratoga Race Course Aug. 28 for the 152ndRunhappy Travers Stakes, the marquee race of the meet and a key stakes in determining the year-end 3-year-old male championship.

In addition to the 1 ¼-mile “Mid-Summer Derby,” the card Saturday at Saratoga also featured the Resorts World Casino Sword Dancer Stakes, a qualifying race for the Longines Breeders’ Cup Turf); the Personal Ensign Stakes Presented by Lia Infiniti, a Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” prep for the Longines Breeders’ Cup Distaff; and the Ketel One Ballerina Stakes, a qualifying prep race for the Breeders’ Cup Filly and Mare Sprint.

Penelope Miller from America's Best Racing was on hand to catpure the lively atmostphere at the historic racetrack for the main event of the 2021 meet.

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