Mike Sardella's Saratoga (h) Selections & Analysis - 9/7


Best Bets: Spotlessreputation, 13th - Majestic Marvel, 5th / Best Longshot: Winning Legends, 6th

Race 1: 2- HP Double Expresso: Gutsy effort to win parked the mile last time, call to repeat; 5- Palpitations: Runner up in two straight and ten times this season; 6- Stormy Dangles: Has gotten a piece but yet to threaten in the stretch; 1- Win And Dream

Race 2: 4- Justice Jet: Always first or second, edge; 7- Alex The Great: Trots 1:57, can fly home with a trip; 3- Cartier Volo: Swooped the group last week, steps up; 2- Mass Confession

Race 3: 1- Credit Income: Monster on the lead in last, should braven right up off that effort; 8- Caravelle: Runner up in three straight all while a big price; 6- Summer Storm: Filly has shown promise but broke in her local start, value; 2- Kenzie Hanover

Race 4: 2- Cruising In Style: Chance to pick up the pieces in a race with a lot of early speed; 4- Thanks For Leaving: Always leaves and has hit the board in five straight; 5- The Royal Poze: Sharp enough to beat these, the trip is the question; 1- Quadratic Bluechip

Race 5: 2- Majestic Marvel: He's tons the best if he behaves; 1- Elegant Son: Should be close at a decent price; 4- Uncle Andy: Beaten favorite in two straight, can win if the top one falters; 3- Andy M

Race 6: 7- Winning Legends: Has consistently been the favorite at Batavia, edge in his return to town; 6- Bridge Works: Tough trip last week when a beaten favorite, the one to beat; 1- Oh So Pine: Big step up off a win; 5- Gettin Messi

Race 7: 5- Winged Foot: Fast enough to swoop this group if he stays trotting; 1- Credit Skill: Pole control off a pair of solid tries to begin his local career; 2- Im A Little Crazed: Has been on the improve and now draws well; 3- Alloutaflight

Race 8: 7- Wakanda: Has enjoyed the Spa, edge despite the post; 4- Perfect Vixen: Freshman filly has had a nice summer out of town and now makes her local debut; 1- Screamer: Rail off a front-running win; 5- Northoftheborder

Race 9: 5- Match My Miracle: Has run into some tough luck of late, may have found his spot; 4- Navarone Hanover: Early speed but hasn't always finished well; 8- Lifetime Credit: She can fly home but will be doing it from last; 3- Little Big Rigs

Race 10: 5- Duckdodgendive: Owns win in 1:58 and 1:57 in two of his last three, a tick faster than these; 4- Me Three: Enjoyed a solid summer; 3- King Jimmy: Invader comes in with question marks but is capable; 7- KS Dream

Race 11: 2- Purpose Blue Chip: Runner up in two straight locally, gets another shot on the engine; 1- Muscle Ave: Gets his first legit shot since the claim; 9- Powerscourt: Has hit the board more than half the time but is only 1-22; 3- Amazing Sevens

Race 12: 2- Spicy Red Head: Finds a soft spot here in her return to town; 6- Gale Force Benny: Caught in a two minute mile from post eight, bound for much better here; 3- Always A Ranger: Two solid starts to begin his career; 1- Hurricane Gale

Race 13: 1- Spotlessreputation: Keeps him win streak going, best bet; 8- Inquiring Mind: Trotting fast miles out of town, total wild card from post eight; 5- What A Pittstop: Expect him to get involved early on; 2- Father Pats Secret