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Invite Governor Cuomo to Visit Saratoga Race Course

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Dear Governor Cuomo:

We are sending you this invitation to visit the Saratoga Race Course during the 2016 Race Meet. The meet began, on Friday, July 22, and ends on Monday, September 5, 2016. 

As you know, the Saratoga Race Course is a national treasure and a significant economic engine for the Capital Region. We believe your understanding of just how special our race course is to our community, this region and the Thoroughbred horse racing industry in New York and the US will be dramatically enhanced by such a personal visit. 

We’d like to ask that you spend some time at the Saratoga Race Course watching a couple of races. Come see and hear the excitement that builds as each race starts and soon after as the winners come to the finish line. There really is nothing like a Summer in Saratoga!

We’d encourage you to make time during this visit to tour the grounds of the Saratoga Race Course.  Come see what is happening in Saratoga to improve the living conditions of backstretch workers. Meet up with some of the legendary trainers and jockeys who could race anywhere but choose to spend their summers here in Saratoga. If time permits, a tour of a local horse farm as well as an equine hospital will demonstrate how we breed and care for our equine athletes here in Saratoga.

We now have less than 30 days this summer to make this visit happen. If you accept, we will be sure to include our local legislators in these tours, meetings and discussions. Please have your office call the Saratoga County Chamber of Commerce at 518-584-3255 to work on setting this up. Come see for yourself what all of the fuss is about!


Concerned Citizens for Saratoga Racing

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