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2012 Hopeful and Glens Falls at Saratoga

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Travers winners' canoes
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The two canoes in the infield pond, with Golden Ticket's canoe on the left and Alpha's on the right.

© Terence Dulay
Two of the traditions at Saratoga are to paint a lawn jockey in the paddock and a canoe in the infield pond in the colors of the silks of the Travers winner. With the dead heat for win between Golden Ticket and Alpha last week, they had to do two of each which was quite an unusual sight.

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