NYRA to Present ‘Stars at the Spa’ – The Daily Gazette

SARATOGA SPRINGS — The New York Racing Association will host three sports and TV celebrities at Saratoga Racetrack to meet fans at this summer’s meet in the new “Stars at the Spa” series.

Former New York Knicks forward Charles Oakley on Sunday, July 24, “Real Housewives of New Jersey” personality Teresa Giudice on Sunday, July 31, and former New York Yankees All-Star and World Series champion Bernie Williams on Sunday, September 4.

The series will include lunch from noon to 2 p.m. in the Paddock Suite. Each event will be limited to 50 guests. Tickets are $200 per person and can be reserved on nyra.com.

Each star will also participate in a special photo and autograph session from 2-3 p.m. on the porch of the Jockey Silks room (separate ticket required). Photo opportunities and autographed photos will be available for $40 to the first 200 fans. No outside souvenirs will be allowed. These tickets are also available on nyra.com.


Broadalbin-Perth graduate John Coddington of Russell Sage recently won all-region honors in the shot put.

Previously, Coddington was named the 2022 Empire 8 Conference Outdoor Athletics Rookie of the Year. At the 2022 Outdoor Championship, he won the hammer throw with a throw of 45.93 meters and finished third in the shot put with a throw of 14.16 meters. He competed at the Atlantic Region Track and Field Conference Championships in both events. He also set school records in the hammer throw, shot put and discus this spring.

Coddington was also named the school’s male athlete of the year in an individual sport and was named Gator of the Year in outdoor track and field.

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