Richard W. Small S. at Laurel
8F on Dirt (November 10)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 31 9-furlong dirt stakes at Laurel
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last Late Pace
Factor Stats: 34 contenders, 12 winners (35%, $58.60 flat win bet profit, 186 ROI%), 15 win/place (44%, $10.90 flat place return)
The two-day Breeders' Cup extravaganza has come and gone but there is a still a wealth of stakes action across the country this weekend, including a five-stakes Saturday card at Laurel Park. The $100,000 Richard W. Small Stakes is one of those and it's drawn an overflow field of 15 older males.
When tough races like this arise it's wise to turn to the Betmix Handicapping software. Looking at the last 31 9-furlong dirt stakes at Laurel we find that Last Late Pace has pointed to 12 winners that have produced a very healthy Win Return of $58.60. Among the winners is Afleet Willy, who found the winner's circle in this race last year at an $8.60 win mutuel