Will Take Charge Wins Travers; $15,000 Wager Winner Aaron Ditch's Pick Verrazano Comes Up Short

 

Saturday, August 24, 2013

Contact: Eric Wing
ewing@nyrainc.com

Mark Bardack
mmbardack@edlewi.com

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Officials from The New York Racing Association, Inc., Northeastern Fine Jewelry and BALL Watch USA present special timepieces to the winning owner, trainer and jockey of the Grade 1, $1 million Travers in the winner’s circle at Saratoga Race Course on Saturday, August 24. The nation’s oldest major stakes race for 3-year-olds was won in an upset by Will Take Charge. Pictured: Winning jockey Luis Saez (far left) holds his watch while Northeastern Fine Jewelry Vice President Gregg Kelly (second from left) presents a watch to winning Hall of Fame trainer D. Wayne Lukas (third from left) and BALL Watch USA President and CEO Jeff Hess (fifth from right) presents a third watch to winning owner Willis D. Horton (fourth from left). The New York Racing Association, Inc. CEO and President Chris Kay appears on the far right.  Photo:  NYRA

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From left to right: Amy Ditch, Marylou Whitney, John Hendrickson, Aaron Ditch and two Saratoga 150 ambassadors.  Ditch wagered on Verrazano, who went off as the 8-5 co-post time favorite. Photo:  NYRA

For more on the 2013 Travers at Saratoga Race Course, visit www.nyra.com.


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