Free Picks For Saratoga - 7/15/21

Race 1 at Saratoga on Thursday is a 1 mile and 1/8 claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $36,000 and field of 9. 3 No Lime has three victories at 1 mile, was well back when last out in early July but faces a slightly easier task today. 4 Wagon Boss has 10 victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner when last seen in June and plays a prominent role today. 5 Charlie’sArchAngel has six victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second last time out in June and on these terms is hard to deny today. 5 Charlie’sArchAngel to win, Exacta 5-4

Race 2 on Thursday at Saratoga is a 5 ½ furlong Maiden Special Weight for 2 years old with a purse of $100,000 and field of 9. 4 MicroBioMe is the half-sister of Enchanted Warrior, workouts have been strong leading up to this debut and has one of the best in the business on board. 6 Seduce was 3rd when last seen while debuting in June has a talented jockey in the saddle and finishes with the leaders. 7 Zmuda was fourth last time out while debuting in June, was bumped out of the gate but recovered and plays a role today. 4 MicroBioMe to win, Exacta 4-6

Race 3 at Saratoga on Thursday is a 1 mile Allowance for 3-year-olds and up with a purse of $103.000 and field of 12. 1 Gussy Mac has two victories at 5 furlongs, was fifth when last out in June but merits serious consideration. 3 Smile Bryan has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was third last seen in June and with an early lead could be hard to catch. 5 Wudda U Think Now has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second last time out in June but returns to a more suitable distance today. 3 Smile Bryan to win, Exacta 3- 5

Race 4 on Thursday at Saratoga is a 1 mile and 1/16 Starter Allowance for 3-year-olds and up with a purse of $60,000 and field of 12. 2 Come Storming has two victories at 1 mile, was well back when last out earlier in July but on prior form cannot be overlooked. 7 HoHoHoHo has a victory at 1 mile, was third when last seen in June, and must be given serious consideration. 12 Ocean Air has a victory at 1 mile, was second last time out in June, has one of the best in the business on board and on these terms is difficult to deny today. 12 Ocean Air to win, Exacta 12-7

Race 5 at Saratoga on Thursday is a 5 1/2 furlong Maiden special weight for 2 year olds with a purse of $100,000 and field of 10. 3 Lady Scarlet was second while debuting last month, jockey selection is a big plus and on these terms is the leading contender. 6 Solasta is the half-sister of Mia Mischief, was sold for an expensive price tag, debuts at this venue today, and has a highly successful jockey in the saddle. 7 Echo Zulu is the half-sister of Unbridled Outlaw, was purchased for $300,000 and on connections must be respected by the rest. 6 Solasta to win, Exacta 6-3

Race 6 at Saratoga on Thursday is a 1-mile and 1/16 claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $50,000 and field of 11. 2 Alba’s Star has two victories at one mile, was third when last out in June, and plays a role at the wire today. 5 Kitten By The Sea has two victories at 1 mile, was sixth when last seen in November but a drop in grade is the difference-maker today. 8 Choose Happiness has victories at both 6 furlongs and one mile, was second last time out in June and merits consideration today. 5 Kitten By The Sea to win, Exacta 5-8

Race 7 on Thursday at Saratoga is a 1-mile and 1/8 allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $103,000 and field off 11. 2 Southern District was a winner at 1 mile when last out in May, has a highly talented jockey in the saddle and holds the best claims today. 4 Dack Janiel’s has three victories in races of up to 1 mile, was second when last seen in June and on these terms cannot be overlooked today. 6 Yearn For Victory was victorious at 1 mile when last out in May, jockey booking is a big plus and must be respected by the rest. 2 Southern District to win, Exacta 2-6

Race 8 at Saratoga on Thursday is the 5 1/2 furlong Quick Call Stakes for three year olds with a purse of $120,000 and field of 9. 3 Golden Pal has two victories at 5 furlongs, was a winner when last out in November, has one of the best in the business on board and on these terms is the one the rest must catch. 5 Fire Sword has three victories in races of up to 7 furlongs, was third when last seen earlier in July and holds solid claims today. 6 Fauci has two victories at five furlongs was well off the pace last timeout in early July but cannot be overlooked today. 3 Golden Pal to win, Exacta 3-5

Race 9 on Thursday at Saratoga is the 6 furlong Schuylerville Stakes for 2-year-olds with a purse of $150,000 and field of 9. 1 Pretty Birdie was a winner when last out in June, jockey booking is a big plus and finishes in the top three today. 4 Velvet Sister is the half-sister of My Boy Tate, was a winner when last seen in June and plays a prominent role today. 7 Happy Soul has two victories at 5 furlongs, was a winner last time out in June, jockey selection is an advantage and on these terms is hard to deny today. 7 Happy Soul to win, Exacta 7-4

The tenth and final race at Saratoga on Thursday is a 1-mile and 1/16 Maiden special weight for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $85,000 and field of 14. 9 A Colt Named Susie has not placed in any of 3 starts, was sixth when last out in April but following a gelding operation must be taken into consideration. 12 Ruse has placed three times in six outings, was second when last seen in June and on these terms plays a prominent role today. 14 Reunion Tour has placed in one of 7 starts, was eighth last time out in May, but finishes amongst the lead group today. 12 Ruse to win, Exacta 12-14

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Kevin Vallego

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