Saratoga Day 36: Thursday, August 31, 2017

Virginia Lazenby Racing Stable, LLC’s Hardrock Eleven will go for his first win of 2017 in Thursday’s first race at Saratoga, a $70,000 handicap hurdle for four-year-olds and up going two and a sixteenth miles on the turf. Photo by Chelsea Durand/NYRA

Saratoga Selections By Frank Lyons: Thursday, August 31, 2017

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.

The Thursday, August 31 program at Saratoga Race Course has 10 races on tap including the $100,000 P.G. Johnson Stakes for two-year-old fillies going a mile and a sixteenth on the inner turf course.

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 Thursday!

Follow Frank on Twitter! — @frankly61458591


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

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