08/23/2013 1:18PM

Saratoga: Spa Babies 2-year-old picks and analysis for Aug. 24

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Race 3
1 1/16 Miles (Turf)
Maiden Special Weight
2-year-olds
Purse $95,000

1. SYCAMORE LANE (Artie Schiller - Friend of a Friend, by Crafty Friend)
60K short yearling, 95K RNA yearling, 85K yearling; sire 5-95 (5%) 2yo FTS, 17-136 (13%) 1st-turf; dam won sprinting at 2 (14K, 1-3 at 2) and has 1 winner from 1 runner (0-1 with 2yos, 0-1 with turfers); dam 1/2 G3 turf SP 2yo Annie Skates (England, 84K, 1-4 at 2, 1-10 turf); barn 0-27 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route Spa; 6/13 work matches Naughtynaughtygirl (5th FTS MSW dirt 56 Beyer 8/14); 7/24 work went .03 slower than Floral Romance (81 turf Beyer); 8/21 work matches Intermix (78 turf Beyer); solid pedigree.

2. STROLL TO VICTORY (Stroll - Miss Malley, by Grindstone)
4.7K weanling, 31K yearling; 1/2 2yo SW sprinter Maileys Cat (86K, 1-2 at 2, 0-3 turf) by 29-104 (28%) 2yo, 17-169 (10%) turf sire; unraced dam has 2 winners from 3 runners (2-3 with 2yos, 0-2 with turfers); 3rd dam G1 route SW Dreamy Mimi (585K, 2-7 at 2, 0-2 turf); barn 3-6 (50%, $5.13 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-time turf/route 2yos MSW Spa; worked out nice ground-saving pace-tracking trip, but seemed hesitant to rally up rail; belated run when switched out; capable.

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3. MR SPEAKER (Pulpit - Salute, by Unbridled)
Sire 44-369 (12%) 2yo FTS, 41-421 (10%) 1st-turf; dam G2 SP 2yo router (103K, 1-4 at 2) with 1 winner from 1 runner (0-1 with 2yos, 1-1 with turfers); dam 1/2 G1 route SW Miner's Mark (967K, 1-2 at 2), multiple G1 SP sprinter Our Emblem (366K, 1-3 at 2), multiple G1 SW My Flag (1.5M, 2-6 at 2, won debut), G3 SP router Proud and True (96K, 1-5 at 2), G1 SW router Traditionally (495K, 2-5 at 2, 0-4 turf); barn 0-11 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route Spa; 7/8, 7/14 works match Mischieviously (FTS - Fri R1); 8/18 work matches Scam (65 Beyer, entered Sat. R2)

4. SARTORIUS (Kitten's Joy - Knock Off, by Fit to Fight)
1/2 multiple SW Art Fan (379K, 2-5 at 2, 6-24 turf), SP Hunting Print (204K, 5-42 turf) by 104-560 (19%) 2yo, 244-1569 (16%) turf sire; dam won sprint at 2 (31K, 2-5 at 2) with 6 winners from 9 runners (2-6 with 2yos, 4-8 with turfers); dam 1/2 multiple SP Bosque County (85K, 0-4 turf); barn 1-9 (11%, $4.93 ROI) past 5 years 2yos turf; winner of debut returned to take dirt stake at DEL with 81 Beyer; can improve.

5. ALL CASH (English Channel - Andover the Money, by Dynaformer)
1/2 multiple SP Andover the Cash (171K, 2-28 turf), multiple SW Spenditallbaby (469K, 2-9 at 2, 3-17 turf), 2yo route SW Runforthemoneybaby (187K, 2-6 at 2, 0-3 turf) by 20-181 (11%) 2yo, 95-587 (16%) turf sire; dam won turf (179K, 4-22 turf) with 5 winners from 6 runners (2-4 with 2yos, 4-6 turfers); 3rd dam SW Margie's Toy (63K); barn 0-12 past 5 years 2nd-time 2yo sprint/route MSW turf Spa; decent sprint try; expect speed.

6. PROOF OF CONCEPT (Danehill Dancer - Nasty Storm, by Gulch)
250K yearling by classy European sire (16 G1 SW, 0-7 with 2yo FTS, 8-62 first-turf North America); dam multiple G2 SW sprinter (754K, 1-7 at 2, won debut, 0-1 turf) with 1 winner from 2 runners (1-2 with turfers, 1 first-turf winner); dam 1/2 SW Born Winner (84K, 0-3 at 2, 0-2 turf), SP sprinter Offshore News (35K); barn 2-12 (17%, $2.61 ROI) past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route.

7. BEHEDEMAN (Eddington - Ragtime Hope, by Dixieland Band)
145K RNA 2yo after 1F work 10.4; full G2 route SW Secret Circle (1.0M, 3-3 at 2) by 14-121 (12%) 2yo FTS, 7-126 (6%) 1st-turf sire; multiple SW dam (127K, 1-8 at 2, 1-6 turf) has 2 winners from 2 runners (1-1 with 2yos, FTS winner); dam 1/2 G3 SW Really Polish (399K, 1-2 at 2, won debut, 2-5 turf, 1st-turf winner); barn 0-13 past 5 years 2yo FTS MSW turf route.

8. ZALMON (Jump Start - Dyna Two, by Dynaformer)
32K yearling; 1/2 SP Warwick Wonder (218K, 2-4 at 2, 2-9 turf, 1st-turf winner) by 109-704 (15%) 2yo, 5-161 (3%) 1st-turf sire; dam G3 SP turf (178K, 5-32 turf) with 6 winners from 7 runners (3-4 with 2yos, 2-4 with turfers, 1 first-turf winner); dam 1/2 multiple SW Eighty Below Eve (191K, 0-4 at 2), multiple SW Elite Lady (302K, 0-2 turf); barn 5-22 (23%, $7.39 ROI) past 5 years 2yos dirt/turf; 8/4 work went .04 faster than Let Me Entertain U (77 dirt Beyer); winner at Parx returned to take 'n1x' dirt 73 Beyer.

9. BOBBY'S KITTEN (Kitten's Joy - Celestial Woods, by Forestry)
Full multiple SW Major Magic (126K, 2-3 at 2, 3-14 turf) by 104-560 (19%) 2yo, 244-1569 (16%) turf sire; winning dam (54K, 1-5 turf) has 2 winners from 3 runners (1-3 with 2yos, 1-3 with turfers); female family multiple G1 turf SW Paradise Creek (2.5M, 1-2 at 2, 14-24 turf); barn 4-13 (31%, $1.83 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-time turf/route 2yos MSW; kicked late in debut; logical.

10. LULU LE' MON (Lemon Drop Kid - Emanating, by Cox's Ridge)
110K yearling; 1/2 G1 turf SW Boisterous (1.2M, 11-22 turf), multiple G3 route SP Peyton (293K, 1-6 at 2, 0-3 turf) by 27-240 (11%) 2yo FTS, 48-414 (12%) 1st-turf sire; dam 2yo SW (273K, 2-4 at 2, 2-9 turf, 1st-turf winner) with 2 winners from 4 runners (1-3 with 2yos, 1-3 with turfers); dam 1/2 G1 route SW Gold Fever (480K, 3-6 at 2); barn 0-13 past 5 years FTS turf.

11. OTOY (Bernstein - Pennyhill, by Saint Ballado)
52K short yearling, 50K yearling, 18K 2yo after 1F work 10.4; sire 138-839 (16%) 2yo, 282-1848 (15%) turf; dam won sprinting (15K, 0-1 turf) and has 2 winners from 4 runners (0-2 with 2yos, 0-4 with turfers); dam 1/2 SP router Penny Perfect (98K); barn 1-8 (13%, $4.35 ROI) past 5 years turf (0-1 with 2yos)

12. JUSTIN NGUYEN (Harlan's Holiday - Coli Bear, by Formal Dinner)
65K yearling by 143-832 (17%) 2yo sire; dam multiple SW sprinter (474K, 1-4 at 2) with 0 winners from 2 runners (0-2 with 2yos, 0-2 with sprinters); female family SP sprinter She's the Mint (46K, 2-12 at 2, 2-15 sprint); barn 1-7 (14%, $2.54 ROI) past 5 years 2yos off the turf.

13. SPUN (Hard Spun - Christmas Strike, by Smart Strike)
195K weanling, 220K yearling, 130K 2yo after 1F work 10.2; 1/2 multiple SP No Passing Zone (185K, 1-3 at 2, 1-12 sprint), SP router Holy Christmas (32K, 0-1 at 2, 0-2 sprint), SW sprinter Double Down Vinman (538K, 2-4 at 2, 20-63 sprint) by 38-255 (15%) 2yo sire; unplaced dam (0-1 at 2, 0-1 sprint) has 6 winners from 7 runners (2-6 with 2yos, 4-6 with sprinters); dam 1/2 G1 route SW Christmas Kid (596K, 1-3 at 2, 0-1 sprint), multiple turf sprint SW Elusive Gift (211K, 4-10 sprint); barn 2-4 (50%, $3.10 ROI) past 5 years 2nd-out 2yo turf/dirt MSW sprint; vet scratch 7/27.

14. BORSEGGIATORE (Hard Spun - Streetwiseandtough, by Street Cry)
70K weanling, 300K 2yo after 2F work 21.2; sire 38-255 (15%) 2yo; 1st starter from route winner (22K, 0-1 at 2, 0-3 sprint); dam 1/2 2yo SP router Arezzo (61K, 3-6 at 2, 1-3 sprint), 2yo G2 SW Raw Gold (509K, 3-5 at 2, 8-19 sprint), 2yo G1 sprint SW Point Ashley (237K, 2-4 at 2, 2-3 sprint); barn 2-28 (7%, $0.44 ROI) past 5 years 2yos add blinkers dirt.

SELECTIONS (TURF ONLY):
1.  Stroll to Victory
2.  Sycamore Lane
3.  Bobby’s Kitten

THE PLAY (TURF ONLY):
Stroll to Victory to WIN at 2-1 odds or greater