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Racing Dudes Travers Stakes Wagering Guide and Picks Presale

Racing Dudes Travers Stakes Wagering Guide and Picks Presale

On Saturday, August 24, 2019, the $1,250,000 Runhappy Travers Stakes (G1) Presented by NYRA Bets at Saratoga will headline a card featuring seven stakes and six Grade 1s. Looking to cash in BIG? Keep reading.

This Inside Track to the Travers Stakes wagering guide gives you an inside look at all seven stakes races running at Saratoga on August 24, 2019, including the $1.25 million Runhappy Travers Stakes (G1). The Racing Dudes have been at it for years, offering daily handicapping picks and analysis for every track across the country. For this year’s Inside Track to the Travers Stakes, our lead handicappers have been scouring through the card at Saratoga in search of winning tickets on this loaded day of racing.

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Known as the “Mid-Summer Derby,” the historic 1 1/4-mile Travers Stakes headlines the card on Saturday, August 24, 2019 at Saratoga. The lineup features seven stakes, six of which are Grade 1s and three of which are Breeders’ Cup “Win and You’re In” races. The Travers undercard stakes races include: the $850,000 Sword Dancer (G1), the $700,000 Personal Ensign (G1), the $600,000 Forego (G1), the $500,000 H. Allen Jerkens Memorial (G1), the $500,000 Ketel One Ballerina (G1), and the $400,000 Woodford Reserve Ballston Spa (G2).

BONUS: Expert handicapper and award-winning writer Mike “Saratoga Slim” Spector offers his full analysis on this year’s Travers Stakes, along with pace analysis and Exacta and Trifecta betting recommendations.


For each of the seven stakes at Saratoga on Travers Day, you will find the following:


  • Race Overview
  • Race Shape and Pace Analysis
  • Top Selections
  • Major Threats
  • Longshots to Use

You will also find specific wagering under the “Picks and Plays” section, which includes:

  • Win Bet
  • Place or Show Bet
  • Longshot to Play Across the Board
  • Exacta
  • Trifecta
  • Superfecta
  • Horses to use in Multi-Race Wagers
  • What to Play on a Small Budget
  • What to Play on a Large Budget

Each Win, Place, Show, or Across the Board wager comes with a confidence rating so that you can see how strongly we feel about each pick.

In addition to all of that, you’ll also get to see the Top 4 choices for all seven stakes races from each of the handicappers.

A sample of guide is available for download here. This INSIDE TRACK TO THE TRAVERS STAKES wagering guide is included FREE with any subscription or can be purchased individually by clicking the banner below for $29.95.

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