08/20/2015 3:35PM

Watchmaker: How I'd play Saratoga on Saturday, Aug. 22


Saturday’s Alabama Stakes card at Saratoga isn’t a knockout one in terms of overall quality. That will come with next week’s Travers program. But it is a well-constructed card. The first of two 2-year-old maiden races full of first-time starters is slotted as race 6, meaning it is completely out of the pick five and early pick four. The other was positioned as race 8, the first leg of the late pick four, giving everyone a chance to see where the money goes. And there are several other interesting betting races, such as: