Our Picks for Graded Stakes at Saratoga on August 4

Race 8. Longines Test Stakes

This field is jam packed with speed.

Mia Mischief will be sent to the front. She has enough speed and talent to carry her to the winner’s circle.

Spectator needs Classy Act needs to apply  pressure on Mia Mischief to allow her to take the lead in the stretch.

Separationofpowers should like this distance and be able to catch the front runners down the stretch.

Race 9. Whitney Stakes

Diversify is one of the best horses running today. He may have trouble with distance, but he still looks like the best in this field.

Backyard Heaven should be stalking the leaders Dalmore and Diversify and could win with the right pace

Mind Your Biscuits has a chance if he can run 1 1/8 miles distance. His class may allow him to grind out a spot on the board.

Race 10. Fasig-Tipton Stakes

This race has no true speed.

Lottie ran second in her 2018 debut the Sheepshead Bay Stakes on May 5th.  She comes in fresh and should be ready for a big effort on Saturday.

Mom’s On Strike has won three race this year including a Grade II. She should like the distance.

Santa Monica is coming off winning the Dance Smarty, Grade II, win at Woodbine on June 30th.  She will like the distance.


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