WATCH: Saratoga jockeys vs. horsemen basketball game

WATCH: Saratoga jockeys vs. horsemen basketball game

The 13th annual jockeys vs. horsemen charity basketball game, which benefits the programs of the New York Race Track Chaplaincy, will be played Thursday night at the Saratoga Springs Recreation Center.  

The NY Race Track Chaplaincy Charity Basketball Game, one 
of the most popular events on the Saratoga social calendar, routinely attracts more than 300 fans and extensive media attention. 

Fans
can make a donation to support the NY Race Track Chaplaincy. Tipoff for the game is 6:30 p.m. EDT.

Watch live:
 

One of the top jockeys in the country will wear your silks as the jockeys take on the horseman on the hardwood for the 13th 
annual contest pitting jockeys against horsemen.

The jockeys’ team, coached each year by Hall of Fame jockey Angel Cordero Jr., has included former NBA players Rashard Lewis and Avery Johnson.

Trainers Todd Pletcher and Kiaran McLaughlin coach the horsemen’s team and the always colorful Mitch Levites of the NYRA television department serves as the announcer.

Proceeds from this event serve to benefit signature programs of the NY Race Track Chaplaincy.

In addition to the action on the hardwood, there will be several raffles, promotional merchandise for sale and several other surprises.

 

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