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2012 Travers Day Open Thread

It's Travers Day 2012! Early conditions are Saratoga are picture perfect for a big day of racing; the main track is FAST and the turf course FIRM. First post at the Spa today is 11:35am Eastern time/8:35am Pacific. The Travers, along with the King's Bishop, Ballston Spa and Test, are part of a two-hour telecast on NBC this afternoon. Coverage on the Peacock begins at 4:00pm Eastern with the Travers post time of 5:46pm Eastern. All other races from Saratoga on Saturday can be viewed on TVG or HRTV.

Some Travers day links to keep you busy this morning:

Below are the running results for today's 2012 Travers card at Saratoga. As usual, click on the winner's name to go to the Instant Chart from Brisnet (when available):

# Post Race Age/Sex Dist/Surf Winner $2 Win
1 11:35a OC $20k/N1X 3up 7.0 13-Brigand $3.00
2 12:05p Maiden Special Weight 2yo 6.0 6-Honorable Dillon $7.50
3 12:37p Maiden Special Weight 2yo 8.5 (T) 2-Slamarama $13.00
4 1:10p Maiden Special Weight 3up, f&m 6.0 11-Cinematize $3.40
5 1:45p Allowance N1X 3up 7.0 12-Rigby $6.30
6 2:20p Maiden Special Weight 2yo, f 8.5 (T) 7-Summer of Fun $24.80
7 2:55p Allowance N1X 3up 8.5 (T) 1-Alarmed Ndangerous $53.00
8 3:30p OC $35k/N1X 3up 9.5 (T) 11-Optimizer $8.00
9 4:05p G2-Ballston Spa 3up, f&m 8.5 (T) 2-Zagora (FR) $5.00
10 4:38p G1-Test 3yo, f 7.0 8-Contested $4.00
11 5:10p G1-King's Bishop 3yo 7.0 1-Willie Beamin $24.80
12 5:46p G1-Travers 3yo 10.0 3-Golden Ticket/6-Alpha $26.80/$4.10
13 6:20p Maiden Special Weight 3up 8.5 (T) 12-Kris Royal $16.60