08/04/2016 10:50AM

Weekend Warrior for Saturday, Aug. 6: Picks for West Virginia Derby, Whitney, La Jolla


The Grade 1, $1.25 million Whitney is the big race of the day Saturday and tops a card at Saratoga that also includes the Grade 1, $500,000 Test Stakes and three other stakes. But Mountaineer and Del Mar have important graded stakes action, too. The Grade 2, $750,000 West Virginia Derby is the main event at Mountaineer, while Del Mar offers the Grade 2, $200,000 Sorrento and the Grade 3, $150,000 La Jolla.