Indiana Derby & Oaks at Horseshoe Indianapolis
8.5F on Dirt (July 9)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 17 Horseshoe Indy graded dirt stakes at 8.5 furlongs
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last E2 Pace
Factor Stats: 18 contenders, 7 winners (38%, $27.20 Win Return, 175 ROI%), 10 Place (55%, $13.40 Place Return), 13 Show (72%, $6.00 Show Return)
The rebranded Horseshoe Indianapolis (formerly Indiana Grand) will host its biggest card of the season on Saturday. Horseplayers will be challenged by a total of 8 stakes races, including the Indiana Derby and Indiana Oaks, going a mile and one sixteenth on the main track.
A scan of the Betmix Angler online handicapping database reveals that the Last E2 Pace handicapping factor has pointed 38% winners in the raced type while generating a healthy $27.20 Win Return. Among the winners are a pair of Derby winners and 5 Oaks heroines.