Saratoga: Notes and horses to watch from Week 2

Guarana winning the Coaching Club American Oaks (G1) - © NYRA/Coglianese Photos/Janet Garaguso Although hot weather threatened to spoil the weekend racing action at Saratoga, Week 2 of the prestigious summer meet ultimately went off with minimal interruption. The Saturday card was postponed until Sunday because of the heat, but the 24-hour delay didn’t seem to affect the racing performances, as we witnessed strong runs from a handful of promising horses. Let’s look back at some of the [...]

How to Bet the Lake George Stakes

Saratoga - Photo by Adam Mooshian/Coglianese Photos The wait is over! The much-anticipated 2018 Saratoga summer meet kicks off on Friday, with the feature race of the afternoon being the $150,000 Lake George Stakes (gr. III) for three-year-old fillies going 8.5 furlongs on the Mellon turf course. The Lake George is a fitting way to start the meet since it’s a deep and competitive race with the potential for very rewarding payoffs… if you can identify the winner. [...]