08/21/2014 9:53AM

Illman: How I'd play Saratoga on Thursday, Aug. 21

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I wasn’t enamored of today’s racing to begin with, and the wet conditions have dampened what little enthusiasm I had for the card. Perhaps the best idea is to stay in bed and snuggle with Saturday’s Travers past performances. Still, in keeping with the spirit that a bad day at the track is better than a good day elsewhere, here are a few tepid opinions.