Watch Travers Stakes 2009 Online Live Free Streaming

The Travers Stakes live stream on TV is an American Grade I Thoroughbred horse race held at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York. Held on August 29, the race is the highlight of the summer race meeting at Saratoga, just as the Belmont Stakes is the highlight of the spring meeting at Belmont Park.


The Travers has been run at four different distances:
* 1 3/4 miles (2.81 km): 1864 to 1889
* 1 1/2 miles (2.41 km): 1890 to 1892
* 1 1/4 miles (2.01 km): 1893, 1894, 1897 and 1904 to present
* 1 1/8 miles (1.81 km): 1895 and 1901 to 1903

Travers Day at Saratoga Race Course, in Saratoga Springs, New York, United States on Saturday, August 29.

Featured Races
: The Shadwell Travers Stakes (GI) $1,000,000; The NetJets King's Bishop Stakes (GI) $300,000; The Ballerina (GI) $300,000; The Ballston Spa Handicap (GII) $200,000; The Victory Ride (GIII) $100,000.

Post Time: 11:35 am. Gates open at 7:00 am ET.

Horses at Shadwell Travers Stakes 2009:
Quality Road (T. Pletcher) - Awesome in Amsterdam return
Summer Bird (T. Ice) - Belmont winner landed place in Haskell
Kensei (S. Asmussen) - Carries the stable torch
Warrior's Reward (I. Wilkes) - Next step for Jim Dandy runner-up
Charitable Man (K. Mclaughlin) - Respectable 3rd in Jim Dandy
Hold Me Back (W. Mott) - Synthetic specialist yet to fire on dirt
Our Edge (N. Zito) - Easy win in Barbaro (G3) at Del Park
Rachel Alexandra (S. Asmussen) - Possible after Haskell romp
Mine That Bird (B. Woolley) - Throat surgery pending

Also happening on Saturday, August 29 is the Saratoga Invitational Rugby Tournament in Northside Recreation Field, Saratoga Springs which starts at 9:00 am - 5:00 pm. Men's Tournament. Free admission.