Local Sports

McCoy claims first career win at Glen Ridge

FULTONVILLE — On a night when Glen Ridge Motorsports Park honored its Hall of Fame inductees, three drivers picked up their first career feature wins. Second-generation driver Scott McCoy survived a late-race restart to put his first career 602 Crate Modified feature win in the books, while ...

Northville-Mayfield golfers drop pair

NORTHVILLE — The Northville-Mayfield golf team dropped a pair of Western Athletic Conference matches to Duanesburg and Canajoharie on Thursday and Friday at Sacandaga Golf Club. In Thursday’s match, Northville-Mayfield dropped a 14-1 decision to Duanesburg. John Grant carded a round of ...

Bulletin stretches out in today’s Better Talk Now

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Three-time stakes-winner Bulletin will return to racing for the first time since April when he competes against fellow 3-year-olds and up who have never won a stake at one mile or longer in today’s sixth running of the $100,000 Better Talk Now on the inner turf. Owned ...

St. Mary’s tournament scheduled for Sept. 5

FORT JOHNSON — A brand new Chevy provided by Mangino Chevrolet of Amsterdam will be available to the golfer who is skilled and lucky enough to hit a hole-in-one at the St. Mary’s Healthcare Memorial Golf Classic, set for Sept. 5 at Rolling Hills Country Club in Fort Johnson. The ...

Midnight Bisou extends win streak to six in Personal Ensign

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Midnight Bisou kept her perfect record this season intact by running down fellow multiple Grade 1-winning multi-millionaire Elate through an epic stretch battle and emerging a nose in front at the wire in Saturday’s Grade 1, $700,000 Personal Ensign presented by Lia ...

Pazzaglia’s celebrates its 20th anniversary

JOHNSTOWN — Pazzaglia’s American Kenpo & Karate celebrated its 20th anniversary of providing quality Martial Arts locally, domestically and Internationally. Pazzaglia’s American Kenpo & Karate first opened its doors in 1999 in Gloversville and was formerly known as Martial Arts ...

Area riders post solid showings at Royal

CAROGA LAKE — A total of 10 area riders were among the winners Friday night during Monster Energy Supercross competition at Royal Mountain Ski Area. Fonda’s Carter Petersen picked up wins in three different classes, winning the 122-125 two-stroke, 122-250 amateur and schoolboy ...

Castellano wins two on Breeders’ Showcase Day

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Hall of Fame jockey Javier Castellano won a pair of stakes, including a sentimental win aboard 7-year-old veteran Offering Plan, on Friday at Saratoga Race Course on New York Breeders’ Showcase Day; the second of three days on the New York Racing Association calendar ...

Separationofpowers looks to consolidate resume in today’s Ballerina Stakes

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Klaravich Stables’ two-time Grade 1 winner Separationofpowers will look to add a third prestigious race to that list, staying at the same seven-furlong distance in which she won last out as part of an accomplished seven-horse field of fillies and mares 3-year-olds and up ...

Sir Bills golfers open with Foothills sweep

JOHNSTOWN — The Johnstown golf team swept a pair of Foothills Council matches from Schuylerville and Glens Falls on the first day of competition Thursday at Fox Run Golf Club. The Sir Bills (2-0, 2-0) gave first-year coach Jay Holland his first coaching victories 199-210 over Schuylerville ...

Catch a Bid up in time in $100K Riskaverse

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Klaravich Stables’ Catch a Bid arrived in the final stride to collar pacesetter Dalika in Thursday’s $100,000 Riskaverse, a one-mile circuit of the inner turf course for sophomore fillies at Saratoga Race Course. Conditioned by Saratoga leading trainer Chad Brown, the ...

Six stakes races on tap Friday at Saratoga

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Horses bred in the Empire State will have the spotlight to themselves when New York Breeders’ Showcase Day returns to Saratoga Race Course for the sixth time on Friday. Featuring six stakes worth $1.15 million, including the $250,000 Albany for 3-year-olds, Showcase Day ...

RACING AROUND: Sitterly wins record ninth Oswego title

Otto Sitterly now stands alone atop a list of Hall of Fame drivers at Oswego Speedway. Last Saturday, after being sick all week, Sitterly drove the Nicotra Racing No. 7 to an eighth-place finish in the feature to lock up his record ninth Novelis Supermodified track championship at Oswego ...

Hales Mills offers Sunday golf special

HALES MILLS — The Hales Mills Country Club is offering a special this Sunday of $25 for golf and cart. Tee time must be booked on line to be able to get the disctounted price.

Bowles named FM cross-country coach

JOHNSTOWN — Jim Bowles has been selected as the head coach for the Fulton-Montgomery Community College men’s and women’s cross-country program. Coach Bowles is a native of Amsterdam and brings over 50 years of coaching experience to FM. He is a graduate from The University of ...

Highland Sky captures John’s Call

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Highland Sky tracked the early speed and had plenty in reserve entering the stretch, taking command from the outside and cruising to his first win in 14 months and first stakes win in three years in an 8 ™-length romp in the 1 1/4-mile $100,000 John’s Call moved off the ...

Tax, Tacitus renew rivalry in 150th Runhappy Travers

SARATOGA SPRINGS — R. A. Hill Stable, Reeves Thoroughbred Racing, Hugh Lynch and Corms Racing Stable’s former claimer Tax and Juddmonte Farms regally bred Tacitus, the one-two finishers of the Grade 2 Jim Dandy presented by NYRA Bets, renew their rivalry on Saturday at Saratoga Race Course ...

Klaravich Stables holds formidable pair for the $100,000 Riskaverse

SARATOGA SPRINGS — Currently leading the Saratoga Race Course owner standings with 11 victories through the first six weeks of the meet, Klaravich Stables will look to bolster its edge by entering a pair of talented runners for meet-leading trainer Chad Brown in the $100,000 Riskaverse for ...