Review of Fasig -Tipton Waya Stakes, Grade III, at Saratoga on August 4

Race 10. Fasig -Tipton Waya Stakes, Grade III . For three-year-old and up  fillies and mares at 1 1/2 miles on turf. Purse  $200,000.

PP Filly / Mare Jockey Trainer M/L
1 Homeland Security Irad Ortiz, Jr. Chad Brown 5/1
2 Mom’s On Strike Adam Beschizza Joe Sharp 3/1
3 Tricky Escape Christopher DeCarlo Lynn Ashby 12/1
4 Queen of Connaught Javier Castellano Michael Bell 15/1
5 Santa Monica Jose Ortiz Chad Brown 2/1
6 Violet Blue Manuel Franco James Toner 12/1
7 Summersault John Velazquez Mark Hennig 8/1
8 Lottie Edgar Prado Graham Motion 4/1

 

Homeland Security is coming off a win in the River Memories Stakes at Belmont Park on July 8th. She ran fourth in his other 2018 start, which was an Allowance Optional Claiming race at Belmont on May 20th.

Mom’s On Strike has three wins out of five starts in 2018. She won the Bewitch Stakes, Grade III, at Keenland on April 27th. She ran fourth in his last out the New York Stakes, Grade II, at Belmont on June 8th.

Tricky Escape won the Robert G. Dick Stakes, Grade III, at Delaware Park on July 7th. She has competed in 3 graded stakes in 2018. Her 2018 record is for three starts is 1-0-0. She ran fifth and sixth in his other two 2018 starts.

Queen of Connaught has seven starts in 2018. Her 2018 record is 2-0-1. She ran fifth in her last race the Smarkets Betting Exchange Aphrodite Stakes at Newmarket on July 21st.

Santa Monica is coming off winning the Dance Smarty, Grade II, win at Woodbine on June 30th. She ran third in the Sheepshead Bay Stakes on May 5th. She has raced three times in 2018 and has recorded won two wins and a third.

Violet Blue ran fourth in the River Memories Stakes at Belmont.

Summersault ran seventh in the Sheepshead Bay Stakes on May 5th. She ran third in the River Memories Stakes at Belmont.

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.

Our Top Three Picks:

  • Lottie
  • Mom’s On Strike
  • Santa Monica

 

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