Pennsylvania Derby. at Parx
9F on Dirt (September 23)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 9 editions of the Pennsylvania Derby
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Best Speed This Distance
Factor Stats: 16 contenders, 6 winners (37%, $60.40 Win Return, 288 ROI%), 9 Place (56%, $8.60 Place Return), 10 Show (62%, $0.50 Show Return)
Saturday's Pennsylvania Derby has drawn another deep and competitive field of 11 3-year-olds all looking for their first Grade 1 victory.
The Betmix Angler online handicapping database was built for tough handicapping challenges like this one. A dive into Angler tells us that the Best Speed This Distance handicapping factor has produced 6 of the past 9 Pa Derby winners. Those victors include the 2019 upsetter Math Wizard who scored at 31-1.
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Best Speed This Distance slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.