12/04/2008 12:00AM

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A Christmas gathering for backstretch workers and their families - sponsored by The Race Track Chaplaincy's New York division, Darley USA, and a group of New York-based Thoroughbred owners and breeders - is scheduled for 6 p.m. on Dec. 8 at the Golden Corral restaurant in Saratoga Springs, N.Y.