Mike Sardella's Saratoga (h) Selections & Analysis - 9/4


Best Bets: Beach Forecast, 8th / Talking Tom, 1st - Best Longshot: Juxlivin My Dream, 4th

Race 1: 4- Talking Tom: Has been on a tear, keeps it rolling; 2- Dunkin Beach: Proved he can compete at this level when second last week; 1- Majoring Artist: Piece from the pole; 3- Steel Reefer

Race 2: 2- Illegitimate Son: Stays at the level of the claim, edge; 4- Devisser: Nightmare trip last time, expect better; 1- Star Of Terror: Finally moves inside; 5- Northern Virgin

Race 3: 5- Our Corelli N: Major improvement of late, down the road; 1- Gibus: Strong final quarters and now draws the rail; 2- Olde Broadside: Steps up off a hard charging second; 3- Conman’s Dream

Race 4: 4- Juxlivin My Dream: Could thrive here with a pocket trip; 5- Nothing To Prove: Often a beaten favorite but usually second or third; 6- Battle Strong: Should have late pace but the trip could be a tough one; 1- Union Station

Race 5: 1- Kick The Dirt Up: Steps up off a career best win; 5- Mcbuster: No chance trip in a 1:53 mile off the jump up, will improve; 4- Sexy Blue Chip: Adds lasix for his return to town; 7- Cache All The Way

Race 6: 5- Crockets Cullen N: Only breaks have prevented him from winning recently, chance to avenge; 2- Sports Obsession: Has threatened in the Open before and is in position to do so again; 4- Simple Kinda Man: Faded sharply in last, needs to be much better; 1- Lake Charles

Race 7: 3- Itsonlyrocknroll A: Winner of two of three moves back inside to get the nod; 1- Sofer: Pocket sitter; 7- Imsporty: Fast enough to threaten though the trip won’t be easy; 2- Gunpowder N

Race 8: 2- Beach Forecast: Aired from post eight, best bet to repeat; 4- Sir Lovealot BC: Has a big brush to him; 3- Power Of Four: Sometimes overbet but should get a piece; 1- Pound For Pound

Race 9: 1- Rock This Way: Pole control off back to back jacks; 2- American Zest A: Always close and is the major danger tonight; 3- Odds On Brexit: Next in line; 4- Southwind Onyx

Race 10: 1- Mystical Wally: Drops to the bottom and draws the rail for the edge; 4- Make A Statement A: Comes in with question marks but is sure to threaten; 2- Fox Valley Inferno: Finally draws well; 7- Chaleurs Ad

Race 11: 7- Cheek This Out: Has been closing sharply, chance to swoop this group at a price; 4- Lindas In Heaven: Connection change for this one who moves back to the level where he’s tough; 1- You Got It Dude: Factors from the rail; 2- The Best Tyme Ever