Travers Eve Celebration a huge success

Thousands of people joined in the festivities and hundreds collected autograph’s, horse shaped Silly Bandz, or Mardi Gras Beads as part of the first-ever Travers Eve celebration, on Friday, August 27th. With music provided by the Feetwarmers outside of The Downtowner, on Broadway, hundreds lined up for the chance to get an autograph from 8 of the world’s leading jockeys the night before their big race – The 142nd running of the Travers at the Saratoga Race Course. Hundreds of children visited downtown retailers to get a red horse-shaped Silly Bandz whild hundreds of adults could be seen wandering up and down Broadway wearing special Travers Eve Mardi Gras beads.

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1 Response to Travers Eve Celebration a huge success

  1. Geri Luse-Cymbalsky says:

    I grew up in Saratoga and I absolutely love coming back to visit during racing season! I have not missed a Travers yet (except the year I decided to get married, on Travers Day… oops!). Unfortunately, I was not aware of this event that happened on the eve of Travers and missed out on the horse silly bandz!!! How or where can I purchase these??? I would love to give one to all of my immediate family members that no longer live in the area!!! Please advise! thanks

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