Saratoga Day 19: Friday, August 11, 2017

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David Jacobson and Head of Plains Partners’ Stallwalkin’ Dude will defend his title in the $100,000 Tale of the Cat Stakes at Saratoga Race Course on Friday, August 11. Photo by NYRA

Saratoga Selections By Frank Lyons: Friday, August 11, 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.

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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 Friday, August 11 program at Saratoga has 10 races on the card including the $100,000 Tale of the Cat Stakes for three-year-olds and up that have not won a graded stakes race in 2017 to be contested at a six-furlong trip on the main track.

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

Follow Frank on Twitter! — @frankly61458591

 

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

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