SHARP ANGLE – COTILLION S.
September 23rd, 2022

Cotillion S. at Parx8.5F on Dirt (September 24, 2022)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 13 Graded 8.5F dirt Stakes at ParxDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Jockey 2-year Win % This Race TypeFactor Stats: 13 contenders, 6 winners (46%, $22.40 Win Return, 186 ROI%), 7 Place/Show (53%). Saturday is the biggest day of the Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: ARE FAVORITES BECOMING MORE DOMINANT IN BIG RACES?
September 19th, 2022

September 19, 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


SHARP ANGLE – WOODBINE MILE
September 16th, 2022

Woodbine Mile at Woodbine8F on Turf (September 17, 2022)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 9 runnings of the Woodbine MileDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Jockey 1-year Win %Factor Stats: 9 contenders, 3 winners (33%, $85.50 Win Return, 575 ROI%), 4 Place (44%) $17.70 Place Return, 5 Show (55%) $4.60 Show Return A fantastic Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: WHAT TO DO WITH BEATEN DEBUT FAVORITES?
September 14th, 2022

September 13, 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


SHARP ANGLES – LADIES SPRINT & FRANKLIN-SIMPSON S.
September 9th, 2022

Ladies Sprint & Franklin-Simpson S. at Kentucky Downs6.5F on Turf (September 10, 2022)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 9 6.5-furlong graded stakes at Kentucky DownsDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st Avg. Best 2 of Last 3 SpeedFactor Stats: 10 contenders, 5 winners (50%, $30.60 Win Return, 253 ROI%), 5 Place/Show (50%) $5.60 Place Return Read More


BEST OF: BETMIX AUGUST BLOGS
September 7th, 2022

ARE CUT-BACKS THE PLAY AT KENTUCKY DOWNS? Should you look for horses cutting back in distance over Kentucky Downs’ demanding course? (Read More) TURF OVER DIRT ON WOODBINE SYNTHETIC? Does Woodbine’s Tapeta course plays more favorably to turf horses than dirt? (Read More) COMPARING SAFFIE JOSEPH JR. TRAINEES HOME VS. AWAY Does trainer Saffie Joseph Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: ARE CUT-BACKS THE PLAY AT KENTUCKY DOWNS?
August 30th, 2022

August 29, 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


SHARP ANGLES – TRAVERS STAKES
August 26th, 2022

Travers S. (G1)10F on dirt at Saratoga (August 27)Races Analyzed: Last 21 Saratoga 10F dirt G1 Stakes at SaratogaDate Range: January 1, 2013 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Win %Factor Stats: 28 contenders, 11 winners (39%), $68.20 win bet return, 221 ROI%, & 16 place/show (58%), $15.70 place return. Saturday´´ s Travers Stakes features Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: IS IT ADVANTAGEOUS TO PREP AT SARATOGA FOR TRAVERS?
August 24th, 2022

August 22, 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


SHARP ANGLE – QUEEN´ S PLATE
August 19th, 2022

Queen´ s Plate 10F on All Weather (August 21)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 25 Woodbine main track stakes at 10 furlongsDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Last E1 PaceFactor Stats: 29 contenders, 8 winners (27%, $61.70 Win Return, 204 ROI%), 15 Show (51%) Woodbine is running the Queen´ s Plate in Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: TURF OVER DIRT ON WOODBINE SYNTHETIC?
August 17th, 2022

August 15, 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


SHARP ANGLE – YELLOW RIBBON S.
August 12th, 2022

Yellow Ribbon S. (G2)8.5F on Turf (August 13)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 27 Del Mar graded turf stakes at 8.5F furlongs Date Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Last 3 Race ClassesFactor Stats: 29 contenders, 8 winners (27%, $60.40 Win Return, 204 ROI%), 15 Show (51%) Saturday´ s Grade 2 Yellow Ribbon Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: COMPARING SAFFIE JOSEPH JR. TRAINEES HOME VS. AWAY
August 10th, 2022

August 8, 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


SHARP ANGLE – SARATOGA DERBY INV.
August 5th, 2022

Saratoga Derby Inv. (G1)9.5F on Turf (August 6)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 26 Saratoga turf stakes at 9-10 furlongs Date Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Trainer 1-Year Win %Factor Stats: 47 contenders, 11 winners (23.4%, $26.30 Win Return, 128 ROI%), 28 Place/Show (59%, $7.50 Place Return, $4.40 Show Return) Saturday´ s Saratoga Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: DO SARATOGA, DEL MAR GET EASIER LATER IN MEET?
August 3rd, 2022

August 2, 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


SARATOGA & DEL MAR HANDICAPPING MYTHS
July 27th, 2022

Welcome to a continuing handicapping series for our Monday blog space, “Monday Myths.” Each week HorsePlayer.com´s Jeremy Plonk uses the power of the Betmix database to take common handicapping assumptions and either support or dispel them with data. Below are some recent Angler deep dives that apply to the important Saratoga and Del Mar meetings. Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: DO TURF SPRINTS MAKE SARATOGA TOUGHER?
July 27th, 2022

July 25, 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


SHARP ANGLE – HASKELL S.
July 22nd, 2022

Haskell S. (G1)9F on Dirt (July 21)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 9 editions of the Haskell Inv.Date Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Best Lifetime SpeedFactor Stats: 14 contenders, 6 winners (42%, $19.40 Win Return, 169 ROI%), 7 Place/show (50%, $4.70 Place Return) Saturday´ s Haskell Stakes has drawn a fascinating field of Read More


MONDAY MYTHS: ARE DEL MAR SHIP-AND-WIN HORSES GOOD BETS?
July 20th, 2022

July 18, 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


SHARP ANGLE – SANFORD S.
July 15th, 2022

Sanford S. (G3)6F on Dirt (July 16)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 16 6-furlong graded dirt stakes for 2-year-oldsDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Jockey Current YearFactor Stats: 30 contenders, 6 winners (29%, $28.60 Win Return, 147 ROI%), 12 Place/show (40%, $14.40 Place Return) Here we go! The first Saturday of the Saratoga Read More