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Closer’s Saratoga Selections (August 16th)
We start week 5 of the meet after hitting on our late pick 4 ticket on Monday for $220! With some extra cash in our pocket, let's try and hit today's sequence that includes the featured 9th race; the Bolton Landing for 2-year old fillies going 5 and a half furlongs on the turf.
Closer’s Saratoga Selections (August 14th)
As we past the midway point of the meet, the trainer standings are living up to the hype as local trainer Chad Brown has a one win lead over Todd Pletcher. "I think he's the favorite" said Pletcher in the beginning of the meet. Which many agreed with but Pletcher knew his youn…
Mayweather Talks McGregor and More with ESPN
In less than three weeks, the long rumored mega fight between undefeated Floyd Mayweather and UFC super star Conor McGregor will take place in Las Vegas. Recently, Mayweather sat down with ESPN's Stephen A Smith in an interview that covered a wide variety of topics...
Jimmer Fredette: Opportunities Abound in China
During only one season in the Chinese Basketball Association, Jimmer Fredette gained national notoriety, a shoe deal and a nickname, Jimo Dashen - The Lonely Master, proving his demigod status.
In a country with more basketball fans than there are people in the United States, Jimmer has marketing opp…
Closer’s Saratoga Picks (July 28)
The weekend of Travers prep races is upon us and we will start it off with the Curlin stakes, which goes as Race 9 on Friday. Local trainer Chad Brown sends out (#7) You're to Blame coming off a solid second place finish in the Easy Goer at Belmont...
Closers Saratoga Selections (July 24th)
Looks like it will be a wet one today at the Spa, so we will look for some long shots to come in. Started off the weekend really hot but the picks have cooled off like the temperatures on this Monday of closing week. Never the less it's time to fire some bullets and get back on the winning tren…
Closers Saratoga Picks (July 22)
As we move to the first Saturday in the meet, the first grade 1 of the season is upon us and we get to see the great filly Lady Eli. Up against her stablemate Antonoe, local trainer Chad brown seems to have this grade 1 locked up for the second year in a row...

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