OffTrackBetting.com - The G2 With Anticipation Stakes comes our way this Wednesday, August 30 from Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York. A group of two-year-olds will take to Saratoga's turf track and race 1 1/16 miles searching for the winner's share of the $150,000 purse.
A wide-open field of 11 juveniles have been confirmed for the With Anticipation Stakes - race 9 on Saratoga's Wednesday card. Post time is 5:40 PM. Here is a look into the past performances of all 11 entries for this intriguing G3 stakes.
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2017 With Anticipation Stakes Entries at Saratoga Race Course
Has one career start for trainer Bill Mott and it was a good one - a wire-to-wire maiden score at 22-1 odds on this track August 5. He steps into stakes company for he first time hoping to remain unbeaten - from gate 10 with Junior Alvarado in the reins of the tepid morning line favorite.
Todd Pletcher trained colt will race for the second time on Wednesday looking for his first win. His only start came on this track August 5 and resulted in a second-place finish behind Trumpi. Seabhac hopes to break his maiden in what represents a step up in competition - from the outside post 11 with John Velazquez slated to ride the second betting choice.
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Mark Casse trained colt has one career starts and one good win - on this very track August 12. Machtree showed an affinity for The Spa and hopes to make the most of his stakes debut from post 7 Wednesday. Luis Saez is scheduled to ride the third choice.
Highly regarded Todd Pletcher trained colt has a win and a third-place finish in his two career starts. He makes his graded stakes debut Wednesday off an OK third as favorite in the minor Tyro Stakes at Monmouth Park August 6 after a maiden score at first asking at Gulfstream Park June 11 - both of his starts were at 5 1/2 furlongs. Earth has been decent so far in his career, is expected to benefit from the added distance and will be after a career-defining win Wednesday from gate 4. Javier Castellano has the mount.
Untamed Domain 6-1
Has two career starts for trainer Graham Motion with one win. He makes his stakes debut Saturday off that win - on this track July 22 after a fourth in his debut at Laurel Park July 2. Untamed Domain has shown improvement and hopes to keep the trend going in his stakes debut - from gate 8.
Will saddle up for just the second time for trainer Michael Dilger having posted a win in his only career start so far - a MSW by an eye-opening four lengths on this track August 9. Evaluator tries to remain unbeaten in his major step up in competition when he leaves from post 9 with Joel Rosario guiding him.
Catholic Boy 15-1
Will hit the track for just the second time for trainer Jonathan Thomas having posted a win in his only start to date - at Gulfstream Park July 20. Catholic Boy looked good in that race and hopes to make it two-for-two to start his career from post 3. Manuel Franco has been tabbed to ride.
Irish Territory 15-1
Irish bred Bill Mott trained colt hits the track for the second time hoping to make some noise off an ugly seventh in his only career start - on this track August 5. Irish Territory didn't look great in that race but will be out to prove that result was the exception, no the rule. Jose Lezcano will be in the irons from gate 6 Wednesday.
Joe Sharp trained colt has two career starts with one win - that coming in his debut at Belmont Park June 18. His second career start was a somewhat disappointing stakes debut - a fourth in the minor Rockville Center Stakes also at Belmont Park July 15. Morrison will be out to make a major statement Wednesday when he leaves from the rail with Irad Ortiz aboard.
Nauti Buoy 20-1
Erin McClellan trained gelding has one win in his two career starts - that being a maiden score at first asking at Laurel Park July 2. Last time out he stepped into stakes company and produced an underwhelming eighth in the G3 Sanford Stakes on this track July 22. Nauti Boy was unsuccessful on this track last time out but hopes for a strong bounce back from gate 2 Wednesday. Kendrick Carmouche rides.
Fort Wise Treaty 20-1
Brad Cox trained colt will race for just the second time having posted a nice win in his only career start - at Ellis Park July 4. He looked good in that race and hopes to be again in his stakes debut Wednesday. Florent Geroux will be in the saddle from post 5.
2017 With Anticipation Stakes Odds & Entries
Race 9 on Saratoga's Wednesday card with a Post Time of 5:40 PM.
|1||Morrison||20-1||Irad Ortiz, Jr.||Joe Sharp|
|2||Nauti Buoy||20-1||Kendrick Carmouche||Erin McClellan|
|3||Catholic Boy||15-1||Manuel Franco||Jonathan Thomas|
|4||Earth||6-1||Javier Castellano||Todd Pletcher|
|5||Fort Wise Treaty||20-1||Florent Geroux||Brad Cox|
|6||Irish Territory (IRE)||15-1||Jose Lezcano||William Mott|
|7||Machtree||9-2||Luis Saez||Mark Casse|
|8||Untamed Domain||6-1||Jose Ortiz||H. Motion|
|9||Evaluator||8-1||Joel Rosario||Michael Dilger|
|10||Trumpi||7-2||Junior Alvarado||William Mott|
|11||Seabhac||4-1||John Velazquez||Todd Pletcher|