Sharp Angle – Fountain of Youth

Fountain of Youth S. (G2) at Gulfstream Park
8.5F on Dirt (March 2)

Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 54 8.5-furlong graded dirt stakes at Gulfstream Park
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Best 2 of Last 3 Speed
Factor Stats: 58 contenders, 22 winners (38%, $32.20 Win Return, 127 ROI%), 37 place 63%, $17.40 Place Return, 47 Show (81%, $13.20 Show Return)

Saturday's Fountain of Youth is the next step on the Gulfstream Park road to the Kentucky Derby and a typically competitive field of 9 is set to break from the starting gate.

We turned to the Betmix Angler online handicapping database and discovered that the Best 2 of Last 3 Speed handicapping factor has produced very good results in the 8.5 furlong graded dirt stakes in South Florida.

Some 38% of contenders ranking first in this factor have won, producing a healthy $32.20 Win Return and an incredible 81% have factored in the trifecta. Among the winners are two of the past four FOY heroes, Greatest Honour ($4.00) and Ete Indian ($8.60).

Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Best 2 of Last 3 Speed slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.

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