SHARP ANGLES – E. P. TAYLOR S.
October 13th, 2017

E. P. Taylor S. (G1) 10F on turf (October 15) Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 16 stakes Woodbine stakes at 10F on turf Date Range: January 1, 2013 – Present Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Average Speed Last 3 Factor Stats: 18 contenders, 7 winners (39%, $18.80 flat win bet profit, 152 ROI%), 11 win/place ($61%, Read More


QUESTION OF THE WEEK – HOW CAN I BUILD JOCKEY/TRAINER ANGLES?
October 5th, 2017

Q: How can I use Angler to build trainer or jockey angles? A: Great question.  Keeneland is getting ready to start this weekend, and there are several great angles to build around trainers and jockeys at that track.  We looked at the last three fall meets at KEE in Angler and pulled out this data: Read More


KEENELAND HANDICAPPING TIPS
October 4th, 2017

Friday is opening day for Keeneland’s Fall Meet.  Its a short meet: (Oct. 6-28), and when you run into short meets at tracks with big purses like Keeneland, the best approach is often to focus on dominant trainers and jockeys. Keeneland is located in Lexington, KY,which is the heart of the thoroughbred industry. Most prominent Read More


SHARP ANGLES – ACK ACK STAKES
September 29th, 2017

Ack Ack S. (G3) 8F on dirt (September 30) Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 21 stakes at one mile on dirt at Churchill Downs Date Range: January 1, 2013 – Present Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last Late Pace Factor Stats: 23 contenders, 7 winners (30%, $31.40 flat win bet profit, 168% ROI) 10 win/place (43%, $6.00 place bet profit, 114% Read More


SHARP ANGLES – NATALMA S. & SUMMER S.
September 16th, 2017

Natalma Stakes (G1) & Summer Stakes (G2) 8F on turf (September 17) Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 8 stakes for two-year-olds at 8F on turf Date Range: January 1, 2013 – Present Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last Late Pace Factor Stats: 9 contenders, 4 winners (44%), $50.30 flat win bet profit (379 ROI%) and $15.90 flat place Read More


QUESTION OF THE WEEK – WHAT IS MIXBOT?
September 14th, 2017

Q: What is Mixbot and how does it work? A: MixBot handicaps previous similar races, trying to find a mix that would have selected the winner in those races, and then applies that mix to the current race you are handicapping. The MixBot results are found in the handicapping overview section and are categorized by Read More


QUESTION OF THE WEEK – WHERE CAN I FIND MORE TRACK INFO?
September 6th, 2017

Q: Where can I find out more information about what is happening at the tracks I play? A: In addition to all of the horse specific handicapping data we compile at Betmix, we maintain data about each race track. You can find some of that information in the Handicapping Journal, and more detailed stats about each Read More


SHARP ANGLES – DEL MAR DERBY
September 3rd, 2017

Sharp Angle – Sunday, September 3 Del Mar Derby (G2) 9 furlongs on turf Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 14 stakes for 3YOs at 9 furlongs on turf at Del Mar Date Range: January 1, 2013 – Present Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last E1 Pace Factor Stats: 18 contenders, 5 winners (37%, $39.80 flat win bet profit, 210 ROI% Read More


QUESTION OF THE WEEK – BIRDDOG
August 31st, 2017

Q: Can I make BirdDog open up using the last 100 races as the default? A: Yes!  We recently made some changes to BirdDog that allow you to pick the number of past races that are used to compile the statistics for each of the handicapping factors.  You can choose to use the last 200, Read More


SHARP ANGLES – TRAVERS STAKES
August 26th, 2017

Travers Stakes 10F on dirt (August 26) Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 9 Grade 1’s for three-year-olds at 10F on dirt Date Range: January 1, 2013 – Present Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last Late Pace Factor Stats: 9 contenders, 3 winners (33%, $31.60 flat win bet profit, 275 ROI% & $5.30 flat place bet profit) It makes intuitive sense that late runners should Read More


NEW! BETTER BIRDDOG STATISTICS
August 25th, 2017

At the core of almost everything in BetMix are the statistics about handicapping factors. When you are handicapping a 6 furlong dirt claiming race at Saratoga which factors are the most important?  When you know that you start to build mixes, angles, etc.  We use those stats to rank the horses in the Handicapping Overview Read More


SHARP ANGLES – ALBANY STAKES
August 25th, 2017

Albany Stakes 9F on dirt (August 25) Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 14 (non-graded) stakes for three-year-olds at 9F on dirt Date Range: January 1, 2013 – Present Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last E2 Pace Factor Stats: 15 contenders, 6 winners (40%, $11.80 flat win bet profit, 139 ROI%) A day before they try to Read More


SHARP ANGLES – DEL MAR OAKS
August 19th, 2017

Sharp Angle – Saturday, August 18 Del Mar Oaks (G1) 9 furlongs on turf Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 12 graded stakes for 3yos at 9 furlongs on turf at Del Mar Date Range: January 1, 2013 – Present Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last E1 Pace Factor Stats: 15 contenders, 5 winners (31%, $43.80 flat win bet profit, 236 ROI% Read More


TRACK OF THE WEEK – ARLINGTON PARK
August 10th, 2017

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 35 years since John Henry nosed out The Bart in the inaugural Arlington Million at our Track of the Week, Arlington Park. While the suburban Chicago track faces more challenges today than it did three decades ago, Million Day remains a major event on the Chicago sports calendar. This Read More


TRACK OF THE WEEK – MOUNTAINEER PARK
July 31st, 2017

They’ve been racing at Mountaineer Park, this week’s Betmix Track of the Week, since 1951. On Saturday afternoon the track will host it’s biggest day of the season with a seven stakes card highlighted by the $750,000 West Virginia Derby (G2). Leading up to Saturday there are a trio of weeknight cards. See below for tips Read More


TRACK OF THE WEEK – MONMOUTH PARK
July 28th, 2017

It’s Haskell weekend at Monmouth Park, our track of the week. See below for some Angles that can help you play the historic Jersey Shore track via the Free Race of the Day page. Sharp Angle – Sunday, July 30 Haskell Invitational (G1). 9F on dirt Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 11 stakes for three-year-olds at Read More


BEST FACTORS FOR SARATOGA
July 21st, 2017

July 21 is opening day at Saratoga! Let’s take a look at the best 2 factor combinations using data over the last 3 years. In our previous post for Del Mar stats, we looked at the best single factor for each race. At Saratoga we are going to use a combination of 2 factors for each race type. The Read More


BEST FACTORS FOR DEL MAR
July 19th, 2017

July 19 is opening day at Del Mar, and to kick it off we are going to look at the best factors for different race types at the track. This data is based on the last 2 years of racing at Del Mar and is broken down by Dirt/Turf, Sprint/Route and Race Class.When looking at Read More


TRACK OF THE WEEK – FINGER LAKES
July 18th, 2017

Next up in our Track of the Week series is Finger Lakes Racing & Gaming, located in Canandaigua, New York. The track hosts it’s biggest day of the year on Saturday, July 22 when the New York Derby and New York Oaks are on the card. We’ll be highlighting some Angles that have been working Read More


TRACK OF THE WEEK – DELAWARE PARK
July 10th, 2017

We continue our Track of the Week series at Delaware Park, home of Saturday’s historic Delaware Handicap (G1). We’ll be highlighting some Angles that have been working well over the past month or so. These angles can be tried in that day’s Free Race of the Day. Wednesday, July 12 8th Race at Delaware Park Read More