SHARP ANGLES – PEGASUS WORLD CUP TURF
January 28th, 2022

Pegasus World Cup Turf (G1)9F on Turf (January 29)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 23 8-furlong turf graded stakes at Gulfstream Park Date Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Avg. of Last 3 E2 PaceFactor Stats: 24 contenders, 7 winners (29%) $87.40 Win Return, (282 ROI%), 8 Place (33%) $4.50 Place Return, 12 Show Read More


SHARP ANGLES – AMERICAN BEAUTY STAKES
January 21st, 2022

American Beauty S. at Oaklawn Park8F on Dirt (January 22)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 121 6-furlong non-graded stakes at Oaklawn Date Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Avg. of Last 3 E2 PaceFactor Stats: 133 contenders, 31 winners (23%) $48.00 Win Return, (118 ROI%), 53 Place (39%), 66 Show (49%) Saturday´ s Card Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: PROVEN COMMODITIES OR CLASS RISERS IN 3YO STAKES?
January 19th, 2022

January 17, 2022 | By Jeremy Plonk/www.horseplayernow.comOriginally published on www.xpressbet.com Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week I’ll use the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Betmix data powers the 1/ST BET app and its features Read More


PEDIGREE HANDICAPPING – 2021 TURF SIRES
January 13th, 2022

It was another fantastic season of grass racing across North America in 2021. Below are the results of our annual Betmix Angler online handicapping database survey of the year´´´ s leading grass sires. The Claiborne Farm stallion War Front was a dirt sprinter/miler in his racing days but, like many stallions from the Danzig sire-line, Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: DO JOCKEY CHANGES MAKE A DIFFERENCE?
January 12th, 2022

January 10, 2022 | By Jeremy Plonk/www.horseplayernow.comOriginally published on www.xpressbet.com Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week I’ll use the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Betmix data powers the 1/ST BET app and its features Read More


PEDIGREE HANDICAPPING – 2021 JUVENILE SIRES
January 7th, 2022

The 2021 juvenile racing season officially came to a close when the ball dropped on New Year´ s Eve. With the data finalized, we took the Betmix Angler online handicapping database for a spin to see if we could gain any insights for the 2022 season. Gun Runner burst on the scene as a potentially Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: IT’S EASIER TO HANDICAP SHORTER DIRT SPRINTS
January 6th, 2022

January 3, 2022 | By Jeremy Plonk/www.horseplayernow.comOriginally published on www.xpressbet.com Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week I’ll use the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Betmix data powers the 1/ST BET app and its features Read More


DECEMBER HANDICAPPING MYTHS
January 3rd, 2022

Xpressbet.com & Horseplayer.com’s Jeremy Plonk has been using the Betmix online handicapping database to investigate some common handicapping myths. Read & click below for his discoveries during December. ARE 1-TURN MILES ABOUT SPEED OR STAMINA? Are one-turn miles are more about speed than stamina? Read more BETTING EARLY SPEED ON THE DISTANCE CUT-BACK Are early Read More


SHARP ANGLES – SMARTY JONES S.
December 31st, 2021

Smarty Jones S. at Oaklawn Park8F on Dirt (January 1)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 34 8-furlong non-graded main at Oaklawn Date Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Avg. of Last 3 E2 PaceFactor Stats: 35 contenders, 11 winners (31%) $57.00 Win Return, (181 ROI%), 18 Place (51%) $33.40 Place Return, 24 Show (68%) Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: CAN PRAT & RISPOLI BE BEATEN ON TURF IN SOCAL?
December 28th, 2021

December 27, 2021 | By Jeremy Plonk/www.horseplayernow.comOriginally published on www.xpressbet.com Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week I’ll use the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Betmix data powers the 1/ST BET app and its features Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: WHEN DO WE FIND CLARITY IN THE 3-YEAR-OLD PICTURE?
December 22nd, 2021

December 20, 2021 | By Jeremy Plonk/www.horseplayernow.comOriginally published on www.xpressbet.com Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week I’ll use the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Betmix data powers the 1/ST BET app and its features Read More


SHARP ANGLES – TINSEL S.
December 16th, 2021

Tinsel S. at Oaklawn Park9F on Dirt (December 18)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 19 9-furlong main track stakes at Oaklwn Date Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Distance Pedigree RatingFactor Stats: 21 contenders, 5 winners (23%) $15.80 Win Return, (137 ROI%), 8 Place (38%) $2.20 Place Return, 11 Show (52%) $5.40 Show Return Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: DO NYRA SNOWBIRDS RULE GULFSTREAM EARLY?
December 15th, 2021

December 13, 2021 | By Jeremy Plonk/www.horseplayernow.comOriginally published on www.xpressbet.com Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week I’ll use the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Betmix data powers the 1/ST BET app and its features Read More


SHARP ANGLES – BEAR FAN S.
December 10th, 2021

Bear Fan S. at Golden Gate Fields6F on All Weather (December 11)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 46 6-furlong main track stakes at Golden GateDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Avg. of Last 3 Late PaceFactor Stats: 49 contenders, 15 winners (30%) $82.60 Win Return, (184 ROI%), 18 Place (36%), 30 Show (61%). Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: BETTING EARLY SPEED ON THE DISTANCE CUT-BACK
December 8th, 2021

December 6, 2021 | By Jeremy Plonk/www.horseplayernow.comOriginally published on www.xpressbet.com Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week I’ll use the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Betmix data powers the 1/ST BET app and its features Read More


SHARP ANGLES – CIGAR MILE
December 3rd, 2021

Cigar Mile at Aqueduct 8F on Dirt (December 4)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 35 8-furlong graded dirt stakes at AqueductDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Jockey 2-Year Win % This Race TypeFactor Stats: 38 contenders, 8 winners (21%) $83.40 Win Return, (209 ROI%), 10 Place (26%), 16 Show (42%) Show Return. Saturday´ Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: ARE 1-TURN MILES ABOUT SPEED OR STAMINA?
November 30th, 2021

November 29, 2021 | By Jeremy Plonk/www.horseplayernow.comOriginally published on www.xpressbet.com Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week I’ll use the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Betmix data powers the 1/ST BET app and its features Read More


NOVEMBER HANDICAPPING MYTHS
November 23rd, 2021

Xpressbet.com & Horseplayer.com’s Jeremy Plonk has been using the Betmix online handicapping database to investigate some common handicapping myths. Read & click below for his discoveries during November. MONDAY MYTHS: DO MAIDEN CLAIMERS CAUSE CHAOS? Maiden claiming races are the most unpredictable, and therefore are the most likely spread races in multi-race bets. Or are Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: DO MAIDEN CLAIMERS CAUSE CHAOS?
November 22nd, 2021

November 22, 2021 | By Jeremy Plonk/www.horseplayernow.comOriginally published on www.xpressbet.com Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week I’ll use the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Betmix data powers the 1/ST BET app and its features Read More


SHARP ANGLES – RED SMITH S.
November 19th, 2021

Red Smith S. at Aqueduct 11F on Turf (November 18)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 16 graded turf stakes at Aqueduct, 11 furlongs or longerDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Jockey This YearFactor Stats: 20 contenders, 6 winners (30%) $30.70 Win Return, (176 ROI%), 10 Place (50%), $15.50 Place Return, 12Show (60%) $8.40 Read More