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Saratoga/Del Mar Cross Country Pick-4

Saratoga and Del Mar team up today on a special Cross Country Pick-4 that features four graded stakes races, including the Alabama at Saratoga and the Pacific Classic (with Arrogate) at Del Mar. Leg 1 – Lake Placid Stakes (Saratoga Race 8) – … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Spa

A few quick spot plays for Saturday at Saratoga. Race 2 – #3 Get the Facts (6-1) was green in his debut going 5.5 furlongs behind and impressive wire to wire winner on the opening Saturday of the meet and comes back in … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Spa

We played Snap Decision in yesterday’s Hall of Fame Stakes and he just moved up on the turn but just didn’t have enough late punch behind the very impressive Bricks & Mortar, who is now a perfect 4-4 for Chad Brown … Continue reading

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Snap Decision Can Surprise in the Hall of Fame

There are several Hall of Famers (Shug McGaughey, Todd Pletcher, Bill Mott, John Velazquez) and future Hall of Famers (Chad Brown) in the Hall of Fame Stakes today at Saratoga (Race 9), and one rider who is not a Hall … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Spa

Let’s look at the late Pick-4 today at Saratoga, a sequence that includes three stakes races. Race 8 (G1 Vanderbilt) – 3/up, 6 furlongs, dirt – As you would expect from a Grade 1 sprint, there is a lot of speed, … Continue reading

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Friday Showcase Horse – Soar Once More…Can

Let’s look at a good-priced runner in Friday’s third at Saratoga. Race 3 – Maiden Special Weight (F&M, 11 furlongs, turf) – This maiden special weight for marathon fillies features a few runners stretching out and one especially should thrive on … Continue reading

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Sunday at the Spa

We got blanked on Saturday, though a few of our runners (Browse and Free Drop Billy) ran well, though at shorter prices than we expected. Let’s take a look at a few spots on Sunday’s card. Race 1 – This 2-year … Continue reading

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Saturday at the Spa

The first of seven Saratoga Saturdays is this week and as usual, a great card awaits. Let’s take a look at a few spots. Race 7 (3/up, OC $62k/n2x, 5.5 furlongs, turf) – For a turf sprint, there doesn’t appear to … Continue reading

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Opening Day at Saratoga – The Lake George (G2)

As the legendary Red Smith once said about Saratoga, “From New York City, you drive north on the Thruway for about 175 miles, turn off at Exit 14, take Union Avenue heading west – and go back about 100 years.” … Continue reading

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