SARATOGA UP AND RUNNING

Dale Tillotson of Burlington, Vermont, watches the first race during the opening of the 140th horse racing season at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Wednesday, July 23, 2008.
In this photo provided by the New York Racing Association, race horse Commentator, ridden by John R. Velaquez captures The Whitney Handicap at the Saratoga Race Course, in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Saturday, July 26, 2008.

Forever Together, ridden by Garrett Gomez , front left, pulls away from Dynaforce, ridden by Kent Desormeaux, right, to win The Diana Gr. I at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, July 26, 2008.
Ginger Punch, ridden by Rafael Bejarano, wins the the Go For Wand Handicap horse race at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday July 26, 2008.

In this photo provided by the New York Racing Association, Desert Party, ridden by Edgar Prado, captures The Sanford Stakes at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y. on Thursday, July 24, 2008.
Robert Clark of Indian Harbour Beach, Fla., paints a portrait of a horse in the paddock area at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, N.Y., Saturday, July 26, 2008. (AP Photo/Hans Pennink)