Alabama S. (G1)
10F on dirt at Saratoga (August 19)
Races Analyzed: Last 23 Saratoga 10F dirt G1 Stakes at Saratoga
Date Range: January 1, 2013 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Win %
Factor Stats: 30 contenders, 12 winners (40%), $69.60 Win Return/216 ROI% , 15 Place (50%), $14.90 Place Return, 17 Show (56%).
The 2023 Saratoga meeting is starting to heat up with the historic Alabama Stakes anchoring the Saturday card.
This year's edition has drawn a deep and competitive field so we turned to the Betmix Angler online handicapping database for clues and found that the Win % handicapping factor has shown good returns in the 10-furlong dirt Grade 1s at Saratoga.
The Win% factor has pointed to 40% winners of this racetype, including 4 Alabama winners. While the winningest horses tend to be well-bet, no one will complain about a $69.60 Win Return along with a double digit Place Return.
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Win % slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.