JULY HANDICAPPING MYTHS
July 28th, 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 for the big Del Mar & Saratoga meetings. Do Barns Really Step Up for Del Mar? The summer showcase meet at Del Mar is considered boutique for its relatively Read More


SHARP ANGLES – EDDIE READ S.
July 23rd, 2021

Eddie Read S. (G2) at Del Mar9F on Turf (July 224)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 41 9-furlong turf graded stakesDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Jockey Current MeetFactor Stats: 45 contenders, 13 winners (28%, $38.80 Win Return, 140 ROI%), 20 Place (44%, $10.00 Place Return), 25 show (55%, $5.70) The Grade 2 Read More


DEL MAR & SARATOGA HANDICAPPING MYTHS
July 16th, 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 for the big Del Mar & Saratoga meetings. Is Saratoga Still The ‘Graveyard of Favorites’? Long ago given the moniker “The Graveyard of Favorites,” Saratoga is where Upset beat Read More


SHARP ANGLES – BELMONT DERBY & BELMONT OAKS
July 9th, 2021

Belmont Derby (G1) & Belmont Oaks (G1) at Belmont Park10F on Turf (July 10)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 41 10-furlong graded grass stakes at BelmontDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Best 2 of Last 3 SpeedFactor Stats: 45 contenders, 14 winners (31%, $77.10 Win Return, 185 ROI%), 17 Place (37%), 23 Read More


SHARP ANGLES – SMILE SPRINT INVITATIONAL S.
July 2nd, 2021

Smile Sprint Inv S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park6F on Dirt (July 3)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 30 6-furlong main track stakesDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in In the Money %Factor Stats: 43 contenders, 16 winners (37%, $43.20 Win Return, 150 ROI%), 26 Place (60%, $22.80 Place Return), 29 Show (67%) The Grade Read More


SHARP ANGLES – CHICAGO S.
June 26th, 2021

Chicago S. (G3) at Arlington Park7F on All Weather (June 26)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 20 7-furlong main track stakesDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Best Lifetime SpeedFactor Stats: 26 contenders, 9 winners (34%, $17.20 Win Return, 133 ROI%), 11 Place (42%), 18 show (69%, $5.70 Show Return) The Grade 3 Chicago Read More


SHARP ANGLE – POKER S.
June 18th, 2021

Poker S. (G3) at Belmont Park8F on Turf (June 20)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 30 one mile graded turf stakes at Belmont ParkDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Earnings this DistanceFactor Stats: 30 contenders, 13 winners (43%, $36.90 Win Return, 161 ROI%), 16 Place (53%, 9.60 Place Return), 20 show (66%) Read More


SHARP ANGLES – SALVATOR MILE
June 11th, 2021

Salvator Mile (G3) at Monmouth Park8F on Dirt (June 12)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 9 graded dirt stakes at Monmouth ParkDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last Turn TimeFactor Stats: 9 contenders, 4 winners (44%, $16.20 Win Return, 190 ROI%), 6 Place (55%), 6 show (66%) Saturday’s Salvator Mile highlights the card Read More


SHARP ANGLES – BELMONT STAKES
June 3rd, 2021

Belmont S. (G1) at Belmont Park12F on Dirt (June 5)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 7 Belmont StakesDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last E1 PaceFactor Stats: 9 contenders, 4 winners (44%, $39.10 Win Return, 317 ROI%), 4 Place (44%, $9.10 Place Return), 5 show (55%, $9.70 Show Return) Saturday’s Belmont Stakes is Read More


MAY HANDICAPPING MYTHS
June 2nd, 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 in May. Bet Against Derby Alumni Next Out? The taxing nature of the Kentucky Derby, its mile and one-quarter distance under 126 pounds and uniquely large field size, are Read More


SHARP ANGLES – PENNINE RIDGE S.
May 27th, 2021

Pennine Ridge S. (G2) at Belmont Park9F on Turf (May 29)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 37 9-furlong graded turf stakes at Belmont ParkDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Horses Beaten %Factor Stats: 38 contenders, 12 winners (31%, $42.00 Win Return, 155 ROI%), 18 place (47%), 25 show (55%, $4.30 Show Return) The Read More


SHARP ANGLES – HONEYMOON S.
May 21st, 2021

Honeymoon S. (G3) at Santa Anita5F on Turf (May 22)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 54 9-furlong graded turf stakes at Santa AnitaDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg Last 3 Race Classes Factor Stats: 55 contenders, 19 winners (34%, $52.20 Win Return, 147 ROI%), 25 place (45%, $4.10 Place Return, 29 show Read More


SHARP ANGLES – JIM MCKAY TURF SPRINT S.
May 14th, 2021

Jim McKay S. at Pimlico5F on Turf (May 15)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 27 5-furlong turf stakes at PimlicoDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last Late PaceFactor Stats: 27 contenders, 8 winners (29%, $26.20 Win Return, 148 ROI%), 14 place (51%, $34.20 Place Return, 15 show (55%, $1.60 Show Return) The Jim Read More


APRIL HANDICAPPING MYTHS
May 5th, 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 in April. Does Turf-to-Dirt Deliver? While you’ll often hear horseplayers tout the “turf-to-dirt” angle, can we validate that as a positive move overall, or in certain situations?Click here to Read More


SHARP ANGLES – WILLIAM WALKER S.
April 23rd, 2021

William Walker S. at Churchill Downs5.5F on Turf (April 24)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last six 5.5-furlong turf stakes at Churchill DownsDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Last 3 Late PaceFactor Stats: 6 contenders, 3 winners (50%, $11.20 Win Return, 193 ROI%), 4 show (66%, 7.80 Place and Show Return) Turf sprint Read More


SHARP ANGLES – ELKHORN S.
April 15th, 2021

Elkhorn S. (G3) at Keeneland12F on Turf (April 10)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 31 12-furlong graded turf stakes at KeenelandDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Best 2 of Last 3 SpeedFactor Stats: 37 contenders, 9 winners (24%, $32.60 flat win bet return, 144 ROI%), 19 show (51%) The Elkhorn Stakes highlights Read More


SHARP ANGLES – LEXINGTON S.
April 9th, 2021

Lexington S. (G3) at 9F on Dirt (April 10)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 44 8.5-furlong graded dirt stakes at KeenelandDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Lifetime EarningsFactor Stats: 44 contenders, 16 winners (36%, $21.60 flat win bet return, 124 ROI%), 22 place (50%, $2.80 flat place bet return) We’re down to Read More


SHARP ANGLES – SANTA ANITA DERBY
April 1st, 2021

Santa Anita Derby (G1) at Santa Anita9F on Dirt (April 3)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 43 9-furlong graded dirt stakes at Santa AnitaDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Last 3 Late PaceFactor Stats: 45 contenders, 17 winners (37%, $28.10 flat win bet return, 131 ROI%), 27 place (60%, $21.60 flat place Read More


MARCH HANDICAPPING MYTHS
March 31st, 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 in March. Older Horses on the Comeback Trail Stars Monomoy Girl and Got Stormy returned victorious from Breeders’ Cup layoffs (112-113 days) this past weekend at age 6. Were Read More


SHARP ANGLES – FLORIDA DERBY
March 26th, 2021

Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park9F on Dirt (March 26)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 10 9-furlong graded dirt stakes for 3YOs at Gulfstream ParkDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Trainer/Jockey Combo Win % MeetFactor Stats: 11 contenders, 7 winners (63%, $27.40 flat win bet return, 224 ROI%), 8 win/place/show (72%, $6.20 flat Read More