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TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays - The Woodward and Del Mar Debutante

The Grade 1 Woodward Saratoga / August 30 / Race 11 / 6:46 EDT by TimeformUS Analyst Mike Beer Get started with FREE TimeformUS PPs for the Woodward The Grade 1 Woodward has long been one of the premier races for the handicap division in this country. This year's running didn't draw the deepest field of handicap horses ever seen around these parts, but it does bring back the top two finishers from... Read More

TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays - The Alabama and the Arlington Million

The Grade 1 Alabama Saratoga / August 16 / Race 10 / 6:20 EDT by TimeformUS Analyst Mike Beer Get started with FREE TimeformUS PPs for the Alabama With Untapable once again absent for a major race in the division she so clearly dominates right now, Stopchargingmaria (#8, 2-1) , an under-appreciated performer, will get a chance to take down a second Grade 1 prize at this Saratoga meet. Stopchargingmaria... Read More

TimeformUS Weekend Stakes Plays - The Whitney and the Clement Hirsch

The Grade 1 Clement L. Hirsch Stakes by TimeformUS Analyst Justin Finch Saratoga / August 2 / Race 8 / 5:30 PDT: Get started on FREE TimeformUS PPs for the Clement Hirsch The Grade 1, $300,000 Clement Hirsch has seven fillies and mares entered to run a mile and 1/16 on Polytrack. However, at time of writing, trainer John Sadler is sounding as if he will scratch Legacy, and he is leaving open the possibility... Read More

Wednesday at Saratoga: A baby race & the A.P. Indy Curse

by Doug Salvatore A fascinating statistic will be put to the test in the opening leg of the $27,469 Pick 6 on Wednesday at Saratoga Race Course where 8-to-5 morning line favorite Girlabouttown will try to end the “A.P. Indy curse” by becoming the first progeny of her now-pensioned super sire to win a race at six furlongs or less on the main track at either Saratoga or Del Mar. That’s right. No horse... Read More

Brisnet.com's Ultimate Case for Mucho Macho Man & Lea

Pace handicapping is actually a two-step process. The question is not "How fast will they go," but (in the case of front runners), "How fast can this horse go and still win?" "A lot of pace in the race" doesn't set the race up for a closer if three front runners are gassed after a :22 first quarter and :45 half but a fourth horse is able to run those fractions and still come home in :24 for 1:09 for... Read More

Brisnet.com's Ultimate Case for Orb To Win the Travers Stakes

The Travers Stakes is one of those races where there is an onus to have A PICK. When someone asks you, "Who is going to win the Grade 1, $1-million Travers Stakes on Saturday at historic Saratoga Race Course?" The convention is that you have a one-horse answer. I.e. hedging for value or pace or other bet types (e.g. "I'm playing an exacta with...") is not allowed. It's also frowned upon to say, "Decide... Read More

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