Nilsen’s Spot Plays for Saratoga Saturday 7/30

Get Rich Nilsen’s expert analysis for Saturday at Saratoga Race Course.  This report offers up three Spot Plays with analysis and pace scenarios. [It is not a full-card sheet]

Last weekend, Nilsen offered 5 spot plays on his two full-card sheets, and 2 won (40% win rate).  See the analysis below on one of those Spot Play winners, 6-1 winner Procurement.

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Saturday, July 23rd Spot Play

Race 11                 6:54pm ET

 PACE SCENARIO: Likely favorite Aripeka will attempt to steal the finale on the front end.  The best closer is Procurement, who will be finishing strong under Javier Castellano.

Spot Play? Procurement should get honest fractions to close into, especially if The Imposter or Street Chief put pressure on the favorite. The Maryland invader was hurt by slow fractions last time out and he fits snugly in this spot on the major drop in class. Gains the services of one of the best grass riders in the country.


1st- # 4 Procurement – WINNER $14.60, $7.50, $4.50

2nd- # 3 Aripeka – 3rd

3rd- # 1A Mr Rosenthal

4th- #11 Amen Kitten

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