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Pat Day, Julie Krone, Travers Stakes - August 25th

Julie Krone won her 1,000th career victory, aboard Tiger Higgins in the second race at Monmouth Park. ~1987
 
Jockey Pat Day gained his 7,000th career victory aboard Bay Harbor in the second race at Saratoga Racecourse. Day became the fifth rider to reach the 7,000-win plateau.~1997
 
A record Travers Stakes day attendance of 60,486 watched Point Given win the race dubbed the “Midsmummer Derby.” The day’s total betting handle of $34,529,273 was also a Saratoga record. ~2001

 

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