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Skijoring makes the jump

Organizers happy with turnout at ski/riding event, concert


Saratoga’s inaugural skijoring event, intended to replace perennial favorite chariot races, was a success that orgabuzers hope will lead to big things for the event in the future.

Richard Raymer of the Lion’s Club, one of the organizers of the event, said in skijoring’s first year, attendance surpassed the attendance of chariot races, despite the fact the event was organized only during the last 45 days after a lack of competitors for chariot races forced organizers to abandon that event.

“There’s a new winter event in Saratoga,” Raymer said. “That’s skijoring.”

“I th...

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