08/20/2014 12:02PM

Hersh: How I'd play Saratoga on Wednesday, Aug. 20

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The good news is the conditions are fast and firm, with only a wisp of a rain chance today. The bad news: There’s not much heft to the card. Six of the nine flat races on the program have a claiming tag somewhere in the race conditions, and we go down as low as a $16,000 non-winners-of-two in race 5 – smack in the middle of the early pick four.

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