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Acronym can get trip in Personal Ensign

9/1/2011 12:33 PM
Author:
Amount Bet:
$30.00
Amount Cashed:
$0.00

 

Saturday's 8th race (4:39pm ET) from Saratoga is the Grade 1 Personal Ensign for fillies and mares traveling a mile and a quarter on the main track.

#1 Acronym (6-1) exits a sharp local try in a minor Stakes affair at nine furlongs. The improving daughter of Empire Maker should enjoy added real estate and figures to save all of the ground stalking the pace under Lezcano.

#4 Protesting (6-1) won an Optional Claiming race here July 27 and Shug saddled the upset winner of this event last year. The Phipps runner should handle ten panels. 

#3 Pachattack (9-2) is versatile, has some class, and can go this far but has never raced on conventional dirt. Dangerous if she handles the footing. 

#2 Ask The Moon (2-1) freaked in the G1 Ruffian at 18-1. I'll make her prove that was no fluke as she tries another furlong at an unappetizing 2-1. 

The Plays: $12 to win #1, $3 Exacta Box 1-3-4 ($18)

analysis by Jarrod Horak

I like Pachattack and Super Espresso in the race. I think Pachattack would be a nice price if she stays around 9-2 or goes higher.
jinlie01 | 9/2/2011 8:57 AM |  - Re: Acronym can get trip in ...
The Ruffian was Ask The Moon's first win in quite some time and I do not trust her to run two alike, especially at a longer distance. She could wire the field again but will not offer any value. Agree that anyone can win if the fav stubs her toe.
mdracing69 | 9/2/2011 8:49 AM |  - Re: Acronym can get trip in ...
If Ask the Moon repeats last this race is a walkover. If not, it's wide open and all of your picks, plus Tiz Miz Sue, can win.
mdelmatt | 9/2/2011 8:06 AM |  - Re: Acronym can get trip in ...

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