Tag Archives: Spot Plays

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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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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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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Taking a Small Shot Against Frostmourne In Kent Stakes

After Frostmourne won the G2 Penn Mile on June 3rd, some thought that a try in the G1 Belmont Derby was in the cards. Trainer Christophe Clement, on the other hand, is taking the more conservative route, sending Frostmourne to … Continue reading

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Robert Dick Memorial – Can Tricky Escape Get the Distance?

  The Grade 3 Robert Dick Memorial is an interesting 11 furlong race today at Delaware Park and the longshot we’re most interested in comes out of two 8.5 furlong races. Here is the Eatontown, run last month at Monmouth … Continue reading

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The United Nations – Beach Patrol Vulnerable?

Trainer Chad Brown sends Beach Patrol, out of a fourth place finish in the Grade 1 Manhattan on the Belmont undercard down to the Jersey Shore to run as the favorite in the Grade 1 United Nations on Saturday. He’s … Continue reading

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Saturday Spot Plays

Let’s look at a few spot plays for Saturday’s races. We had originally written up Belmont’s seventh but that has been taken off the turf. As of this posting, Belmont’s 9th is still on the turf, but obviously if it … Continue reading

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Saturday Spot Plays

Saturday is a very good day of racing up all across the country, especially at Santa Anita, where they have the Big Cap among five stakes, and Tampa Bay Downs, where they run the Tampa Bay Derby among five stakes. … Continue reading

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