Sharp Angle – Holy Bull S.

Holy Bull S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park
8.5F on Dirt (February 3)

Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 52 8.5-furlong graded dirt stakes at Gulfstream Park
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Best Speed Fast Track
Factor Stats: 61 contenders, 27 winners (44%, $65.60 Win Return, 153 ROI%), 35 place (57%, 4.40 Place Return) & 46 Show (75%, $5.30 Show Return)

Fierceness parlayed his dominant Breeders' Cup Juvenile victory into Eclipse Award hardware this week and he kicks off his 3-year-old campaign in Saturday's $250,000 Holy Bull Stakes (G3) at Gulfstream Park.

He'll face 7 rivals in the Holy Bull and the main questions for handicappers is "is he vulnerable?".

We queried the powerful Betmix Angler online handicapping database for clues and found that the Best Speed Fast Track factor has been key in the 8.5 furlong graded dirt stakes at Gulfstream and in the Holy Bull specifically.

Some 44% of contenders ranking first in this factor have won, producing a healthy $65.60 Win Return. Among the winners are six Holy Bull heroes in the last decade - Greatest Honour ($7.60) winner of one of the Holy Bull divisions in 2021, preceded by Audible ($8.40), Moyhamen ($2.60), Upstart ($6.20), Cairo Prince ($6.20) and Itsmyluckyday ($11.40).

What's more is the fact that 75% of the contenders have hit the board, so it surely looks wise strongly consider this factor into your Holy Bull wagering strategy.

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

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