Free Picks For Saratoga - 7/18/21

Race 1 at Saratoga on Sunday is a 5 1/2 furlong Maiden special weight for 2 year olds with a purse of $85,000 and field of 7. 3 Silver Samurai debuts at this venue today, jockey booking is a big plus and finishes amongst the leaders. 4 Doin’ItTheRightWay is the half-brother of Summer Revolution, was third while debuting last month and must be respected by the rest. 5 Mischief Mogul is the half-brother of Winter Wolf, with connections merits respect and has one of the best in the business on board. 5 Mischief Mogul to win, Exacta 5-3

Race 2 on Sunday at Saratoga is a 1 mile and 1/16 Maiden claiming for three year olds and up with a purse of $60,000 and field of 15. 2 Charleston Strong has placed in two of 4 starts, was third when last out in June, and holds solid claims today. 3 Abdan has placed in two of six outings, was third when last seen in June and must be on all shortlists today. 8 Amano has placed in 2 of five starts, was fifth last time out in October of 2020 but cannot be overlooked today. 2 Charleston Strong to win, Exacta 2-3

Race 3 on Sunday at Saratoga is a 5 1/2 furlong allowance for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $90,000 and a field of 16. 9 Snicket has a victory at six furlongs, was fifth when last out in June but finishes amongst the leaders today. 10 Fractorzation has a victory at six furlongs, was fourth when last seen in June and against this group must be respected. 12 Show Me The Honey has a victory at six furlongs, was sixth last time out in June but on previous form plays a prominent role today. 12 Show Me The Honey to win, Exacta 12-9

Race 4 at Saratoga on Sunday is a 1 mile and 1/8 starter allowance for three year olds and up with a purse of $60,000 and field of 7. 3 Puye Timing has victories at both 6 furlongs and 1 mile, was third when last out in June and on these terms is the one to beat today. 4 High Fashion has a victory at 1 mile, was second when last seen in June and jockey booking is a big plus. 6 Honor Hop has a victory at 1 mile, was fifth last time out in June but cannot be overlooked today. 3 Puye Timing to win, Exacta 3-4

Race 5 at Saratoga on Sunday is a 5 ½ furlong Maiden special weight for 2-year-olds with a purse of $85,000 and field of 8. 2 Hot Rod Rumble is the half-brother of American Pride, leaves from a well-established stable and has a highly talented jockey in the saddle. 4 Juggler is the half-brother of Major League, was fourth while a debuting last month and finishes amongst the lead group today. 6 Cozzy’s Attitude is the half-brother of Cozzy Spring, workouts have been strong leading up to this debut and must be taken into consideration. 2 Hot Rod Rumble to win, Exacta 2-6

Race 6 on Sunday at Saratoga is a 1-mile claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $57,000 and field of 13. 3 Blue Lou Boyle has two victories at 1 mile, was a winner when last out in May and seeks a hat-trick today. 4 Fortuity has two victories at 1 mile, was fifth when last seen in May and against this class is one of the leading contenders today. 8 Handy has two victories at 1 mile, was second last time out in June and must be on all shortlists. 4 Fortuity to win, Exacta 4-8

Race 7 at Saratoga on Sunday is a 7 furlong Maiden special weight for three year olds and up with a purse of $100,000 and field of 9. 3 Mezcal debuts today from this venue, jockey booking is a big plus and plays a prominent role today. 5 Big City Momma is the half-sister of Life On The Road, was third while debuting in May but plays a prominent role today. 7 More Moonshine is the sister of Moonshine Memories, debuts today at this venue and has a highly rated jockey in the saddle. 3 Mezcal to win, Exacta 3-7

Race 8 at Saratoga on Sunday is a 6-furlong Allowance Optional Claiming for 3 year olds and up with a purse of $95,000 and field of 8. 3 Pleasure Luck has two victories at six furlongs was a winner when last out in May and looks to go one better today. 4 Diva Banker has eight victories at six furlongs, was a winner when last seen in June and holds the leading prospects today. 7 Betsy Blue has four victories in races of up to 1 mile, was a winner last time out in May and on these terms is difficult to deny today. 7 Betsy Blue to win, Exacta 7-4

Race 9 on Sunday at Saratoga is the 5 1/2 furlong Coronation Cup Stakes for three year olds with a purse of $120,000 and field of 10. 5 Bye Bye has victories at both 5 and 7 furlongs, was well back when last out in June but on previous form cannot be overlooked. 8 Wink has three victories at 5 furlongs, was well off the pace when last seen in May but merits serious consideration today. 10 Illegal Smile has a victory at six furlongs, was second last time out in June and on these terms is the one the rest must catch. 10 Illegal Smile to win, Exacta 10-5

The tenth and final race at Saratoga on Sunday is a six-furlong maiden claiming for three-year-olds and up with a purse of $40,000 and field of 10. 7 Shining Colors has placed four times in six starts, was second when last out in early July and on form must be given consideration. 9 Morning Cocktail was 4th while debuting in January, jockey selection is a big plus and plays a prominent role today. 10 Before You has placed in one of four starts, was well off the pace last time out in June but with a drop-in class is the one to beat. 10 Before You to win, Exacta 10-7

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