Visitors guided on their way by a sign proclaiming "Springdale Race Course, 1 mile" will find two old ovals sprawled in broad and open expanse along both sides of Knights Hill Road in the sleepy little southern town of Camden, South Carolina.
In the 10 years that have passed since the first edition of The Saratoga Special made its debut, brothers Joe and Sean Clancy have collected more than a decade of memories and printed more than 311 issues of a paper that beat the odds.
He wakes up to a million-dollar view, the waters of Lake Michigan glistening in golden sunlight beyond his window. It is picture-perfect, might as well be a postcard scene. But something in the idyllic freedom of it all taunts Rene Douglas.