National Geographic : 1948 Jul
+ Sulky Driver and Equestrienne Exchange Horse Lore at Saratoga Springs Harness racing started here in 1850; it is conducted nowadays under floodlights. Saratoga chips, widely known today as potato chips, had their origin in a kitchen here. l<idc hrli.a , sb iI A.\ tiI eLat il Saratoga Beauties, Obviously Not HIealth Seekers, Drink at a Medicinal Spring The springs' healthful qualities were known to In dians and wild animals long before white men began to exploit them in 1774. In mid-Victorian America ,Saratoga became the fashionable "Queen of the Spas."