"The leisure seems to have departed, but the passion for horses is as strong as ever..."

Check out this 1930s newsreel segment about Saratoga Springs and the Track. It includes some great old footage, and the ever-entertaining newsreel voiceover and music.

Also: Nostalgia is apparently a renewable resource.

[via @sdeckerphoto]

Comments

This seems to be from 1961 not the 30's, they say it's the 97th running of the Travers Stakes. Also, if you look at the cars they look like they're from the late 50's or early 60's judging by the fins that some of them have.

Yes - cars in the '30s would not have looked like that.

Interesting how similar the grandstand area DOES look, though!

Would it kill them to use the correct aspect ratio?

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