Fred W. Hooper S.
8F on Dirt (January 27)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 13 one mile Gulfstream Park graded stakes on dirt
Date Range: January 1, 2013 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Last 3 Late Pace
Factor Stats: 13 contenders, 6 winners (46%, $16.60 flat win bet profit, 163 ROI%, 9 in the money 69%, $6.20 place bet profit, $0.30 show bet profit)
Anchored by the second Pegasus World Cup Invitational at Gulfstream Park, Saturday, January 27 is the first ‘event day’ on the 2018 thoroughbred racing calendar. While the big race is expected to be a going away party for the odds-on Gun Runner, the rest of the card offers some intriguing betting opportunities. The Fred W. Hooper Stakes, for example, has drawn a competitive field of 11 and we've found a profitable Sharp Angle to help formulate a betting strategy for the race.
By using the Betmix Angler handicapping software to analyze the past 13 one mile dirt Graded stakes at Gulfstream, we found that Average Last 3 Late Pace has pointed the winners of nearly half of those races. Another three runners ranking first in this factor hit the board with positive ROIs generated in the win, place and show slots.
How to apply this Sharp Angle:
Using the Factor Ranking sliders in Betmix Birddog find the horse that ranks 1st in Average Last 3 Late Pace.