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


MONDAY MYTHS: DO ‘THEY KNOW’ ABOUT SARATOGA ROOKIES?
July 12th, 2022

July 11, 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 – INDIANA DERBY & OAKS
July 7th, 2022

Indiana Derby & Oaks at Horseshoe Indianapolis8.5F on Dirt (July 9)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 17 Horseshoe Indy graded dirt stakes at 8.5 furlongsDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last E2 PaceFactor Stats: 18 contenders, 7 winners (38%, $27.20 Win Return, 175 ROI%), 10 Place (55%, $13.40 Place Return), 13 Show (72%, Read More


SHARP ANGLE – DELAWARE OAKS
July 1st, 2022

Delaware Oaks (G3) at Thistledown8.5F on Dirt (July 2)Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 17 Delaware Park graded dirt stakes at 8.5 furlongsDate Range: January 1, 2012 – PresentSharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last Race ClassFactor Stats: 28 contenders, 7 winners (25%, $80.40 Win Return, 243 ROI%), 11 Place (39%), 13 Show (46%, $54.30 Show Return) We head Read More


BEST OF JUNE HANDICAPPING MYTHS
July 1st, 2022

DO THE BIG BELMONT BARNS LOOK AHEAD TO SARATOGA? Assumption: The pocket between the Belmont Stakes and the start of Saratoga is a place where the top barns reload for the summer. Read more CREDENCE TO 7-FURLONG SPECIALISTS? Assumption: Seven furlongs is a specialist’s distance. Read more