Ack Ack S. (G3)
8F on Dirt at Churchill Downs (September 26)
Races Analyzed: Last 25 Churchill Downs 8-furlong dirt graded stakes
Date Range: January 1, 2013 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Average Last 3 Purse
Factor Stats: 25 contenders, 8 winners (32%), $34.40 win bet return, 168 ROI%, 14 place/show (56%), $3.00 Place Return & $2.00 Show Return.
Racing fans are treated a slew of Breeders' Cup preps this weekend, including the Ack Ack S. at Churchill Downs. The race has drawn a field of 13 sprinter/milers vying for a berth in the Breeders' Cup Dirt Mile.
These tough and competitive contests are made for Betmix Angler analysis and a query of this powerful online database has uncovered a profitable handicapping factor.
Angler tells us that class rules in the 8-furlong dirt graded stakes under the Twin Spires as Average Last 3 Purse has pointed to 32% winners, 56% in-the-money finishes and positive Returns for the Win, Place and Show spots.
This factor has also pointed to three of the past four Ack Ack winners, including the double digit winners Tom's Ready ($11.80 in 2016) and Mr. Freeze, who returned $14.80 to his backers last year.
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Average Last 3 Purse slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.