Andrew M. Cuomo, Governor | Richard A. Ball, Commissioner
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August 25, 2016

Media Advisory: Agriculture Commissioner Celebrates Thoroughbred Horse Racing on NY Showcase Day at Saratoga Race Course


    New York State Department of Agriculture and Markets Commissioner Richard A. Ball attends New York Showcase Day at the historic Saratoga Racecourse to celebrate the state’s Thoroughbred horse racing industry and its significant benefits to New York agriculture.  Commissioner Ball will join John Poklemba, Chairman of the New York State Breeding and Development Fund, to present the trophy for The Funny Cide Stakes.
    Friday, August 26, 1:30 p.m. to 3:00 p.m.
    Saratoga Racecourse
    267 Union Ave.
    Saratoga Springs, NY 12866
    State Agriculture Commissioner Richard A. Ball
    John Poklemba, Chair of the New York State Breeding and Development Fund

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