An American hero is big business in Saratoga

The Travers race at Saratoga Springs race track was sold out weeks before the event. The triple crown winner, American Pharoah was the star of a show that was worth millions to the race and the town.

As a former resident of Saratoga Springs, I am always amazed at how the town transforms itself during the six weeks it is open for the historic races. It is truly like waiting for the…