Saratoga Day 31: Friday, August 25, 2017

Cobra Farm, Inc., RR Partners, and Head of Plains Partners, LLC’s Twisted Tom will go for his fifth win this year when the son of Creative Cause goes postward in Friday’s $250,000 Albany Stakes at Saratoga. Photo by Jim McCue/Maryland Jockey Club

Saratoga Selections By Frank Lyons: Friday, August 25, 2017

148th Travers Stakes (G1) Graded Line By The Green Sheet

The Green Sheet has expanded its handicapping coverage this summer, as Frank Lyons–Breeder’s Cup winning trainer and former on-air personality with Television Games Network (TVG)–has signed on to give his selections for the 2017 meet at Saratoga Race Course in Saratoga Springs, New York.

Frank Lyons/TVG photo

In addition to a multi-year stint as a host and racing analyst on TVG, Lyons saddled 1995 Breeder’s Cup Sprint (G1) winner Desert Stormer. He also bought and campaigned Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner Castledale. He’s currently a bloodstock agent and the host of a weekly radio show in Lexington, Kentucky.

Friday, August 25th is New York Showcase Day at Saratoga Race Course with an 11-race, all New York-bred program on tap including six stakes races–the $200,000 Fleet Indian Stakes, the $200,000 Funny Cide Stakes, the $150,000 Yaddo Stakes, the $200,000 Seeking the Ante Stakes, the $150,000 West Point Stakes Presented by Trustco Bank, and the $250,000 Albany Stakes–worth over $1 million in purse money.

Frank will be giving out his picks FREE of charge for the duration of Saratoga’s 2017 meet. Click HERE to see who he likes on New York Showcase Day!

Follow Frank on Twitter! — @frankly61458591


Header image: “Fair High,” oil on board by Vaughn Flannery (American, 1898-1955)

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