Saratoga Sunday: God's Tipster picks 3 races – turf sprint, maiden claimer and  2yo race with a possible star
Racing at Saratoga. Charles Mann | NYRA

Saratoga Sunday: God's Tipster picks 3 races – turf sprint, maiden claimer and 2yo race with a possible star

God's Tipster's first post is at 1:35 pm EDT.

Saturday’s Recap from Saratoga:

(All odds US)

Race replays from Saratoga can be found here:

Saratoga:

Race 1: 2nd@ 13.30/1

Race 3: 5th@ 9.00/1

Race 4: 2nd@ 5.10/1

Race 5: SCRATCH

Race 8: 5th@ 4.80/1

Race 11: 1st@ 0.40/1 - BEST BET 🔥🔥🔥

Race 12: 3rd@ 1.10/1

We kicked off the day with a strong second place finish from our selection - Citizen K. Coming off a ten month layoff, he beat 10 horses - everyone but the winner - Sheriff Bianco. In Race 3, Ubiquitous didn’t get the clear lead we had hoped for and fell apart as the pace collapsed. In Race 4, Harper’s in Charge fought on bravely towards the rail til the end and lost a photo to the favorite. After a scratch in Race 5, Founder came through with a nondescript effort in the Saranac while his stablemate got the gold. Our day’s BEST BET - War Like Goddess - DOMINATED the Flower Bowl and Fiorza Di Oro led til the final 1/8th of a mile of the Jockey Club Gold Cup before succumbing to Max Player and Happy Saver. A BEST BET win along with two second place finishes and a third from 6 selections to run on the day.

We’ll head to Saratoga for Sunday’s card. There’s a 40% chance of rain in the afternoon forecast starting at 2 pm. I’ll be handicapping for fast and firm conditions. Let’s get cookin'.

Sunday picks for Saratoga:

Race 2: Madam Maclean - 1 pt win (US Morning Line Odds: 3/1)

Turf sprinters line up to start off the day. Madam Maclean owns this field’s top two speed figures on grass and it’s not close. Low profile connections keep the price fair but this one looks like the best on paper.

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Race 3: Never Content - 1 pt win (US Morning Line Odds: 9/2)

Maiden claimers race a mile and a sixteenth on the lawn and Never Content’s form looks a bit muddied you after her last start on the main track. However her breeding is far better for the green and with most if the attention on the Chad Brown runner a few doors down, this one will slip by many peoples radar with speed figures only a few ticks under that one. Trainer is winning at 18% and when paired up with this rider they’re 27% together at this meet.

Race 7: Classy Edition - 2 pts win - BEST BET (US Morning Line Odds: 9/5)

Trainer Todd Pletcher has debuted a few impressive 2yos at this meet including My Prankster for these same connections who won his debut by 10 lengths. It looks like he may have another runner here in Classy Edition – a half to multiple state bred stakes winning Newly Minted. Workouts look strong enough and top rider Irad Ortiz is in the irons.

Best of luck to everyone playing Sunday’s races from Saratoga!

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