Will Take Charge won by a nose, with the aid of jockey Luis Saez for who was riding in the Travers for the first time. Surprise ending with Will Take Charge paying $21.20.
No surprise was the crowd at Saratoga While no match for 2003's 66,122 it was in the top ten for Travers attendance and a fitting highlight of the Saratoga150 Celebration.
For Mary Lou Whitney and John Hendrickson's better (Aaron Ditch of Saratoga Springs) who picked for Verranzo for his $15,000 wager - that's horse racing.
The two previous betters had won with the odds-on favorite.