El Camino Real Derby at Golden Gate Fields
9F on All Weather (February 11)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 10 9-furlong all weather stakes at Golden Gate
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Average Speed Last 3
Factor Stats: 14 contenders, 4 winners (28%, $3.60 Win Return, 112 ROI%), 6 place/show (42%)
Saturday´s El Camino Real Derby provides the first opportunity this year for the sophomore set to route 9 furlongs along with offering an automatic berth to the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico.
A field of 8 is set for the Golden Gate Fields feature and the Betmix Angler online handicapping database tells us that the Average Speed Last 3 handicapping factor has been predictive for this racetype and for the El Camino Real Derby specifically. Four of the past 8 Derby champs have ranked first in this factor, including Metaboss, the $15.20 winner in 2014.
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Average Speed Last 3 slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.