Archive for August 2014

On A “Mission” At Saratoga (8/31/14)

Aug 31st, 2014 | By | Category: Saratoga, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Sunday card — but beware of the weather, with storms predicted for mid afternoon.  My gut tells me that they will try and keep all the races on the turf since closing day is tomorrow, but if they do take any races off the turf, I will update the site so keep that in mind!  Yesterday was ok with 3 winners on top including the Woodward — also listed the early pick 4 and pick 5 at good prices.  If the 1 managed to hold on in race 1, it would have been a huge number!  Oh well, let’s see how I do today.

In race 6, Irish Mission (#6) can run all day, had a good prep for this and is working well for top turf trainer — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 7 and 2.

In race 5, Hear the Footsteps (#6) runs well fresh and can get a good stalking trip over a surface he likes — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 4 and 1.

In race 11, Cheyenne Nation (#11) has the best numbers here and drops trying to repeat — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 8 ad 5.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 7, 9 and 11

Race 2: 2 with 4 and 1

Race 3: 1, 3 and 5

Race 4: 6, 2 and 1

Race 5: 6 (Best Bet) with 4 and 1

Race 6: 6 (Best Bet) with 7 and 2

Race 7: 10, 3 and 1

Race 8: 3, 9 and 5

Race 9: 4, 10 and 1A

Race 10: 4, 7 and 2

Race 11: 11 (Best Bet) with 8 and 5

Race 12: 8, 10 and 13

 

 



Catching The “Orient Express” At Saratoga (8/30/14)

Aug 30th, 2014 | By | Category: Saratoga, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Saturday card — one of the most difficult cards to handicap this year at The Spa.  Yesterday was not easy either, but I did manage to have the cold late double and my 3 winners on top did give my followers a small flat bet profit, so let’s see how I do today.

In race 9, Orient Harbor (#1) is the in-form closer in turf sprint packed with speed and has the right connections — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with 3′s 7 and 8.

In race 6, Prosecution (#10) cuts back to sprint for very profitable connections and can work out a great stalking trip from this post — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 9 amd 4.

In race 8, The Grade 2 Prioress, Princess Violet (#8) prefers sprinting and should get a perfect outside stalking trip from here — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 3 and 6.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 1, 7 and 3

Race 2: 2, 8 and 4

Race 3: 6 with 3 and 1A

Race 4: 5 with 3 and 7

Race 5: 6, 4 and 1

Race 6: 10 (Best Bet) with 9 and 4

Race 7: 5, 4 and 3

Race 8: 8 (Best Bet) with 3 and 6

Race 9: 1 (Best Bet) with 7 and 8

Race 10: 3 with 8 and 2

Race 11: 2, 4 and 1A

Race 12: 11, 1 and 7



Durkin Calls A “Classic” At Saratoga (8/29/14)

Aug 29th, 2014 | By | Category: Saratoga, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Friday card — one of the last that Tom Durkin will call at Saratoga.  Let’s hope this great race caller can get a few of our horses home with his classic style and whimsy!

In race 7, Won Great Classic (#3) ships here to run before the end of the meet for crafty trainer and gets the right pace flow to set up late run — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 4 and 7.

In race 6, Decisive Move (#10) lost all chance in last and really likes this turf course — his best numbers win this with a clean stalking trip.  Key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 8 and 6.

In race 4, Sinorice (#2) ran great in return and when Zito gets them good, they stay good — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 1A and 7.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 4 with 6 and 1

Race 2: 3, 5 and 10

Race 3: 4, 1 and 2

Race 4: 2 (Best Bet) with 1A and 7

Race 5: 4, 7 and 3

Race 6: 10 (Best Bet) with 8 and 6

Race 7: 3 (Best Bet) with 4 and 7

Race 8: 8, 7 and 2

Race 9: 9, 7 and 2

Race 10: 2, 3 and 5

Race 11: 6 with 8 and 3



“Rapping” To The Winner’s Circle At Saratoga (8/28/14)

Aug 28th, 2014 | By | Category: Saratoga, Today's Picks

Fast and firm for the Thursday card — was awful yesterday until picking the cold late pick 3, so I will try and keep the momentum going today!

In race 4, The Brother’s Rap (#5) has improved in blinkers for sneaky good trainer looking for first win at Saratoga and has right closing style in race packed with speed — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 2 and 1.

In race 9, Stormy Rush (#8) should sit just off a contested pace in this turf sprint and run them down late — key in all doubles and pick 3′s and play an exacta box with #’s 3 and 1.  Here’s the entire card and good luck!

Race 1: 2 and 1

Race 2: 6, 1 and 8

Race 3: 8, 4 and 3

Race 4: 5 (Best Bet) with 2 and 1

Race 5: 1, 9 and 5

Race 6: 3, 4 and 1

Race 7: 5, 7 and 1

Race 8: 4, 9 and 7

Race 9: 8 (Best Bet) with 3 and 1

Race 10: 3, 6 and 1