The Whitney Stakes

A nice day of racing on the Saratoga card for Saturday.  Up for grabs is 2.1 million dollars in prize money spread over 5 stakes races, highlighted by the feature race, The Whitney Stakes, with a purse of 1.2 million.  The Whitney (race 9) is a Grade 1 Stakes race for three year-olds and up, run at a mile and an 1/8 (9 furlongs) on the dirt.  There are 11 races scheduled for Saturday, so lets get to them.

1st:  #5 ML 8-1.  #8 ML 8-1.  #4 ML 5-1.  #2 ML 3-1.

2nd:  #2 ML 10-1.  #4 ML 4-1.  #3 ML 8-1.  #8 ML 30-1.

3rd:  #5 ML 8-1.  #3 ML 5-1.  #7 ML 3-1.  #6 ML 5-2.

4th:  #8 ML 8-1.  #9 ML 3-1.  #1A ML 5-2.  #2 ML 1-1.

5th:  #4 ML 8-1.  #7 ML 3-1.  #1 ML 5-2.  #9 ML 15-1.

6th:  #7 ML 15-1.  #1 ML 7-2.  #4 ML 4-1.  #8 ML 9-2.

7th:  #5 ML 12-1.  #2 ML 7-2.  #6 ML 12-1.  #4 ML 12-1.

8th:  #2 ML 8-1.  #7 ML 3-1.  #3 ML 4-1.  #6 ML 7-2.

9th:  #2 ML 9-2.  #4 ML 2-1.  #6 ML 6-5.  #5 ML 30-1.

10th:  #7 ML 8-1.  #2 ML 3-1.  #3 ML 12-1.  #8 ML 4-1.

11th:  #10 ML 12-1.  #6 ML 4-1.  #2 ML 5-1.  #8 ML 5-2.

The Whitney Stakes is named in honor of the Whitney family, whose members are prominent participants and supporters of thoroughbred horse racing.  Most notably in/at Saratoga.  The track record for the race is owned by LAWYER RON, who back in 2007 blazed to victory in 1:46:64.  Good luck and good value on Saturday at The Spa.

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