It's that time of the year again! Saratoga opening day is upon us and our 104.5 the team racing analyst Brian "The Closer" Mariano will have you covered for the entire 40 day racing meet. Closer will give you his selections for every race of the meet including a late pick 4 or pick 5 ticket. Closer will also give you his best bet (most likely to win) and a long shot play (horse that is a price that has a chance to win) on each card to help you make each day at the track a winning one.

Make sure to check out "Closing Time" every Saturday morning from 9am-10am for recaps of each week of the meet and a preview of the weekend ahead. Closing Time is brought to you by Kepner's Kitchens and Toyota of Clifton Park.

Here is Closer's selections for Opening day 2019

1: 7,3,4,2
2: 12,2,3,1
3: 4,3,2,6
4: 5,2,7,8
5: 2,8,9,3
6: 10,11,9,3
7: 4,3,5,7
8: 8,5,1,2    (Grade 3 Schuylerville)
9: 1,10,6,4   (Grade 3 Quick Call)
10: 9,5,4,8

Late Pick 4 ($50)
7: 4
8: 1,2,5,8,9
9: 1,2,4,6,10
10: 4,5,8,9

Best Bet: Race 7 (#4) Giant Zinger
Live Long shot: Race 4 (#5) Gosilently

Best of luck on Opening Day at the spa!!!!!