Free Saratoga Picks - August 20, 2016

Rob Gregorka, OTB Writer
Updated: December 03, 2016 -- 7:15 PM ET

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Saratoga Race Course Free Picks at OffTrackBetting.com - Sat., August 20, 2016

Race 1
1 *Our Pick Of The Day* (77% Have Finished 1st or 2nd)
#1 Bileaps and Bounds (8/5)- Hopes to return to previous form, and excels at this distance.
Race 2
4 #4 Always Dreaming (5/1)- Excellent recent workout, and jockey J. Bravo enters hot.
3 #3 Unstabled (9/2)- First time starter has lots of potential.
Race 3
4 #4 Opined (8/5)- Consistent horse, primed for big improvement.
3 #3 Spicy Temper (10/1)- Exiting extremely key race, nice value.
Race 4
2 #2 Scout Leader (8/5)- Best recent Beyer figure in the field.
3 #3 Gloves Off (5/2)- Solid trainer/jockey combo, should be included.
Race 5
5 #5 Green Mask (5/2)- Trainer B. Cox has had success in similar races.
7 #7 Calgary Cat (5/1)- Exiting key race, will be competitive.
3 #3 Asset Inflation (15/1)- Loves running at Saratoga, could surprise.
Race 6
10 #10 Unbridled Eagle (7/2)- Best recent Beyer figure, the horse to beat.
5 #5 Rule Yourself (10/1)- Switch from sprint to route could help a lot.
2 #2 Ruckus (12/1)- Second start under trainer R. Nicks, good value.
Race 7
8 #8 Emperor John (5/1)- Trainer T. Pletcher has had success in similar spots.
5 #5 Air On Fire (9/2)- Great recent workout, should hit the board.
10 #10 Nerinx (12/1)- Also working out well of late, tough to throw out.
Race 8
10 #10 Ava's Kitten (9/5)- Exiting key race, and good recent workout.
7 #7 Summer Reading (9/2)- Very good trainer/jockey combo.
Race 9 - $500,000 G1 Fourstardave Handicap
9 #9 Takeover Target (9/2)- Had his race cancelled last Saturday, ready to run.
7 #7 A Lot (10/1)- Switch from sprint to route could help tremendously.
4 #4 Force the Pass (8/1)- Well rested, and best at this distance.
Race 10 - $600,000 G1 Alabama Stakes
6 #6 Songbird (1/5)- Simply keeps improving, tough to go against.
4 #4 Go Maggie Go (8/1)- Very consistent, should be in the mix.
Race 11
9 #9 Ocala Jim (5/1)- Excels at this ditance, under the radar.
2 #2 Sanctify (10/1)- Exiting key race, in a good spot.
Race 12
10 #10 Lulu's Blues (4/1)- Big improvement of late, and in great spot here.
11 #11 Cosmic Tale (7/2)- Looks to keep winning, should be included.
5 #5 True Charm (12/1)- Keeps improving, and jockey J. Lezcano enters hot.

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Race Results

for our free Saratoga Race Course Picks from Saturday (08/13/16)

Race 1: #6 Baby Bear Soup- WIN $5.40 (*Our Pick Of The Day*)
Race 3: #1 Everybodyluvsrudy- SCRATCHED, #7 Read My Lips- SCRATCHED.
Race 4: #6 Sportscaster- WIN $12.60
Race 5: #3 Thirst For Victory- WIN $5.20, #4 Baseline- SHOW $5.80, $2 Daily Double Paid $34.00
Race 6: *REMAINDER OF CARD CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER*


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