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Thanks for the Memories


Rich Gabriel is an artist residing in upstate New York. His Saratoga thoroughbred paintings, horse racing prints, and sports cartoons have been displayed at historic Saratoga Thoroughbred Racetrack since 1982. Besides Saratoga, Rich has also exhibited his limited edition prints and posters at Belmont, Keeneland, Monmouth and the Meadowlands. After college, Rich found a humorous niche freelancing his sports cartoons. He spent many years perfecting his trade and has become a noted cartoonist - completing work for magazines, greeting cards, T-shirts, jig-saw puzzles, newspapers, ads, books, and more. In 2002, Mr. Gabriel brought his portraiture, realistic nostalgic oil paintings and watercolors to the forefront. His beautiful oil paintings capturing the history and the memories of Saratoga were an immediate success. And now, with artwork reflecting on great memories such as Man O' War or Secretariat, each new piece is eagerly sought after. Thanks for the Memories Saratoga Race Course opened in 1863 and then moved across the street to it's current location in 1864. Over time many people, both famous and infamous, have visited Saratoga. From presidents to bookies, they have all come to the spa. They may be gone now but their memories live on in the feeling and mystique of Saratoga and also in this black/white/sepia print.