Pedigree Handicapping – Saratoga Dirt Sires

The 40-day Saratoga meeting is perhaps the most challenging puzzle for handicappers to decipher each year. Betmix was built for the challenge and the ability to mine sire data is just one of the powerful ways Betmix users can get an edge over the general wagering public.

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The chart below shows the top 20 national sires by 2017 runners and the top 10 New York sires, ranked by Win Return on the Saratoga main course since 2012.

Perennial leading sire Speightstown took down the 2004 Alfred G. Vanderbilt H. (G1) en route to Eclipse Award honors as Champion Sprinter. His progeny have similarly excelled at Saratoga showing a robust $49.50 Win return, tops in our sample.

The late NY sire Disco Rico leads the way among the Empire State stallions with a 21% progeny Win % as well as positive Win & Place returns.

The progeny of Ghostzapper are definitely worth an extra look at the 2018 Saratoga meeting. His sons and daughters won at a nearly 25% clip over the past six years and have hit the board a remarkable 60% of the time while showing healthy Win, Place & Show returns.

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