Events & News


Friends of Sanford Stud Farm Annual Gathering
(Another blog post from Jerry Skrocki)

The Sanford Legacy
(Recent Sanford coverage with beautiful pictures from our Friend, Jerry Skrocki in his Blog: The Grove Street Photographer.)

Past (OLD) News:

(posted 8/14/2009)
Recorder coverage of Sanford Luncheon


(posted 7/04/2009)
Historic farm hosts open house


Barn Restoration Gets Boost
By BILL SHEEHAN, Recorder News Staff Saturday 12/13/2008
TOWN OF AMSTERDAM — Efforts to make the final major structural repairs to the Sanford Broodmare barn on Route 30 got an unexpected boost this week with the announcement of a grant from a trust established by a prominent Saratoga racing figure.

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~ Published Saturday, Mar 01  2008 Daily Gazette
Public to learn more about Sanford farm 

The Friends of the Sanford Stud Farm are trying to professionalize their fu…

~ Published on Friday, February 29, 200The Recorder
‘Friends’ group hires a consultant
By BILL SHEEHAN  News Staff TOWN OF AMSTERDAM — The group spearheading efforts to preserve the remains of…

~ Published on Sunday, March 25, 2007 The Leader-Herald
Carpet Kings
Group formed to preserve Amsterdam landmark

     News: (Blast from the Past)

~ Special to The New York Times. August 12, 1904, Friday
HURRICANA’S TWO RACES; Daughters of Clifford Won for Great Sanford Breeding Farm.

~ Special to The New York Times. August 5, 1908, Wednesday
SANFORD’S FIRST VICTORY OF YEAR; Amsterdam Turfman’s Sir John Johnson Wins the Huron Handicap at Spa. FINE TRIBUTE TO OWNER Saratoga Racegoers Cheer Gen. Stephen Sanford When His Horse Scores Initial Win of Season.