God's Tipster's Thursday Saratoga Pick: The 9th is NY Stallion Series turf mile for fillies with 15/1 runner
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Wednesday’s Race Recap from Saratoga:
(All odds US)
Replays for yesterday’s races from Saratoga can be found here:
Race 5: 5th@ 1.45/1
Race 6: 4th@ 4.20/1
Race 9: 3rd@ 22.60/1
In Race 5, our debuting runner Mija was taken back early and moved some late but she looks like one who will get better with distance. In Race 6, Analogy was taken off the pace while Legends Can’t Die walked on the lead en route to a decisive victory. In our feature race, Born Dancer stalked the pace set by odds on favorite, Dakota Gold and rallied smartly for third. Not a bad effort considering he’s still a maiden but wasn’t up to the task of taking down multiple stakes winning Dakota Gold today.
We’re full speed ahead into another beautiful week at Saratoga and we’ll take a look at Thursday’s races next. We expect fast and firm conditions. Let’s get to work!
Thursday at Saratoga:
Race 9: Golden Rocket - 1 pt win (US Morning Line Odds: 15/1)
The filly division of the New York Stallion Series is Race 9 on Saratoga’s Thursday card at a mile on the turf for three year old fillies. Our morning line favorite is 2/1 and stretching from 6 furlongs in her third career start. She can win but she looked like a mile was too far for her in her debut and the turf sprint she ran was right up her alley. I’m looking elsewhere. Dream Central is our second choice on the morning line but after winning by a neck and a head at 40/1 and 10/1 in her last two starts, 5/2 doesn’t offer enough value. Golden Rocket might offer some better value here. After breaking her maiden on the Tampa Bay turf she ran at Monmouth Park and finished behind a next out winner while being claimed from her June 3 start. Her new connections thought enough of her to bump her up to Allowance company where she rewarded that confidence with a smart win while closing from behind a pokey pace. Last time out she also caught another slow pace and ran a similar speed figure to the one she earned in her maiden win albeit while facing stronger company. She comes into this race with a very sharp workout and owns the field’s top closing figure in a race that looks like it had an abundance of early pace. Bombs away!
Best of luck to all our members playing Thursday’s races from Saratoga!