First responders honored at Saratoga Race Course

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NYRA hosted their annual First Responders Day at the Saratoga Race Course on Thursday.

Festivities celebrate and honor police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians.

Some highlights will be a trackside demonstration by the New York State Police K9 Unit, and a performance by the New York State Troopers Pipe & Drum Band.

All first responders in attendance were being recognized during the fourth race of the afternoon at 2:50.

The New York State Police also hosted a recruiting event at the track.