The barns of Saratoga’s Backstretch are as famous as they are picturesque. It’s a privilege to spend any time of the racing day back there.
This years poster captured trainer Bob Baffert’s, West Coast, in his morning workout on the main track. He’s running in full view of the grooms and hot walkers grazing their charges under the great trees. West Coast with Mike Smith aboard won the 2017 Travers, leading the field from wire to wire.