Santa Anita Derby (G1) at Santa Anita
9F on Dirt (April 8)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 56 9-furlong graded dirt stakes at Santa Anita
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Last 3 Late Pace
Factor Stats: 61 contenders, 21 winners (34%, $22.70 Win Return, 118 ROI%), 33 place (54%, $6.70 Place Return, 42 show (68%)
A field of 9 Kentucky Derby aspirants face off in Saturday´s historic Santa Anita Derby.
We surveyed the Betmix Angler online handicapping database for clues to success in the 9-furlong graded dirt Stakes at The Great Race Place and found that Avg. Last 3 Late Pace has produced 34% winners that have produced a $22.70 Win Return.
Among those are a quartet of Santa Anita Derby champs since 2014 - California Chrome ($3.40), Dortmund ($3.20), Roadster ($8.20) and last year´s hero Taiba ($10.60).
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Avg. Last 3 Late Pace slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.