Maryland Millions Turf at Laurel
8F on Turf (October 20)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 18 8-furlong turf stakes at Laurel
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Turf Pedigree Ranking
Factor Stats: 18 contenders, 8 winners (44%, $15.80 flat win bet profit, 143 ROI%), 14 win/place/show (77%, $3.60 flat place return, $2.10 flat show return)
The annual Jim McKay Maryland Millions day at Laurel features 11 stakes for thoroughbreds born in the Free State. Among the more competitive stakes is the Maryland Millions Turf which drew a full field of 11 with three more waiting on the also-eligibles list.
While a good grass pedigree may seem obvious for success in a turf stakes, this factor has definitely proven profitable in this race type. And by using the Betmix Angler handicapping software we can zero in on exactly which runner has the highest-rated turf pedigree. Runners ranked 1st in Turf Pedigree Ranking have won 8 of the past 18 one-mile stakes over the Laurel turf course (44%), producing a $15.80 Win Return (along with plus Place & Show Returns).