09/01/2010 10:24AM

Saratoga: The September Place To Be


  The first day of the last week of the meet feels a lot more like Aug. 1 than Sept. 1, with the mercury expected to climb above 90 degrees at the steamy Spa.

  The main track is fast, the turf courses are firm (no temporary rails), and there is a two-day pick-6 carryover (maybe you've heard) of $443,274.

  The pick-6 covers races 5-10, with post time for race 5 scheduled at 3:13 p.m. Eastern.

  Here are the scratches in the sequence:

  5th - Driven by Fear (part of entry)

  7th - all the also-eligibles

  8th - Sky Hosoya, Dos Lunas, Let's Get Fiscal

  10th - Slamm'n Lou, Tommasi

  May the horse(s) be with you.