Posts Tagged ‘Saratoga Springs’

Saratoga’s Irish Visionary:
John Morrissey

As Saratoga Springs celebrates 150 years of thoroughbred racing, Liz O’Connell tells the tale of John Morrissey, an Irish immigrant who organized, operated and had the vision to develop what is now one of the world’s greatest racecourses.  A scant month after the Confederate Army was pushed back at Gettysburg, the “swells” holidaying in SaratogaRead more..