The 2016 Saratoga meet surpassed expectations. Coming off a 2015 when the Triple Crown champion American Pharoah ran at “The Spa,” it was tough to think this season could live up to the pure horse racing fan bliss of last year, but this year was just as special.
The Top 10 photos I took at the meet are ranked here for your viewing pleasure to chronicle the top stories, performances and horses of the 2016 Saratoga meet. Enjoy!
#10: We go all the way back to opening day to start the countdown as the two-year old filly OLIVE BRANCH was a bit restless in the paddock before the Grade-3 Schuylerville: