Sharp Angle – Ohio Derby

Ohio Derby (G3) at Thistledown
9F on Dirt (June 24)

Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 6 runnings of the Ohio Derby
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Best 2 of Last 3 Speed
Factor Stats: 6 contenders, 3 winners (50%, $30.20 Win Return, 351 ROI%), 4 Place/Show (66%, $7.80 Place Return, $2.20 Show Return)

Saturday's Grade 3 Ohio Derby kicks of the "second season" for the 3-year-old division. A field of 8 lines up for the $500,000 race, including Kentucky Derby runner-up Two Phil´s.

With Two Phil´s the likely heavy fave, handicappers will first have to decide if he´s a legitimate standout or is he worth taking a stand against.

A scan of the Betmix Angler online handicapping database reveals that the Avg. Best 2 of Last 3 Speed handicapping factor has pointed to half of the last 6 Ohio Derby champions. This group includes Dean Martini, who rewarded his backers with a $31.20 Win mutuel in 2020.

Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Avg. 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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