It's Travers week!! As we now know who's running in the Mid-Summer Derby and their post positions, it's time to begin handicapping one of the toughest Travers fields in recent memory. For the first time since 1982, 3 different winners of the triple crown races will face off in the Travers. This Travers, like 3 of the last 4 years, will likely determine who is 3-year old champion at the end of the season. Best of luck as you begin studying for Saturday's great card, but let's try and build a bankroll for Travers day on this Wednesday card at the Spa!

Every day throughout the meet, our horse racing insider Brian "The Closer" Mariano will give you his picks to help you win at the windows. The picks will be in order of preference and will include a late pick 4 ticket and a best bet on the card! Follow him on twitter @Mariano_closer for his up to the minute selections and updates from Saratoga!

Selections of August 23rd
1: No Selection
2: 5,3,2
3: 9,10,3,1
4: 4,5,3
5: 5,4,6,1
6: 5,6,10,2
7: 8,3,5,6
8: 4,3,7,6
9: 8,6,7,3
10: 12,2,8,7

Best Bet: Race 5 (#5) Daddy's Home

Late Pick 4 ticket ($36)
7: 3,5,6,8
8: 3,4,7
9: 8
10: 2,8,12

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