What was worse yesterday for NYRA
? The disastrous first race that sent three jockeys to the turf? The power trouble that fumbled 200 large
in wagering? Or George Pataki deciding to announce that he wouldn't be taking on Eliot Spitzer next year? What? Pataki couldn't wait until Thursday to declare he's seeking a "new path"?
His noon event sent track-focused newsrooms into a tailspin, but fortunately, some people still know what's important:
Senate Majority Leader Joseph L. Bruno will hold a media availability today, Wednesday, July 27, at 2:00 p.m. at the Saratoga Race Track by the press box on the rail, next to the Winner's Circle.