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Prioress Stakes Betting Preview

September 2, 2023


The 2023 Prioress Stakes will feature five horses and will be the fifth race of the day at Saratoga Race Course. There are a few great horses to consider here, making this an appealing betting opportunity.


  • Date / Track: 09/02/2023 Saratoga Race Course

  • Post Time: 2:52 PM ET

  • Distance: 6 furlongs (dirt)

  • Purse: $250,000

Prioress Stakes Betting Preview

A few horses stand out above the field of five based on recent performances this year. Two are coming off of victories and one has a runner-up, making this a potentially tight race. However, a smaller field of competitors makes it more appealing to see some dark horse contenders that can easily be overlooked by the market.

Horses with Best Chance to Win

Every horse in the race possesses a genuine chance of victory, yet certain contenders hold a stronger allure. Here, you will find guidance on which horses to contemplate for the top spot, exacta, and trifecta selections.

Unsung Melody 6-1

Unsung Melody has been arguably the most active out of the other horses in the field, with two victories, a runner-up, and a third place finish out of six events. She is coming off of a third place finish at the Wilton and will aim to take on a few tougher competitors.

Alva Starr 2-1

Alva Star is looking for her second career victory coming into this event. This year, she is coming off of her victory at the Dashing Beauty Stakes and has two runner-ups.

Dazzling Blue 6-5

Dazzling Blue is coming off of a second place finish at the Victory Ride G3. Out of two events, she also has a victory this year. A lot of attention will be on her in a weaker field.

Unified Alliance 10-1

Unified Alliance also has great momentum heading into this event. Out of six races, she has two wins, two runner-ups, and one third place finish. She is also coming off of a victory at the Coronation Cup.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

MyBookie reveals an array of exciting betting opportunities for the much-anticipated 2023 Prioress Stakes. Delve into the extensive list of strong contenders gearing up for this fiercely competitive racing event.


  • Jersey Pearl: 3-1

  • Unified Alliance: 10-1

  • Unsung Melody: 6-1

  • Alva Starr: 2-1

  • Dazzling Blue: 6-5

Jersey Pearl 3-1

Jersey Pearl will be making an attempt to win her first stakes. So far in 2023, she has two victories and a runner-up out of four events.

Irad Ortiz Jr. will be the jockey for Jersey Pearl and he has won 24 percent of his 1,116 events this year. Looking at his performances this season, he has 271 wins, 203 runner-ups, and 176 third place finishes.

Final Pick: Take Jersey Pearl at 3-1 to Win