Apple Blossom S. (G1)
8.5F on Dirt (April 18)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 28 8.5-furlong graded stakes (4YO & up) at Oaklawn Park
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Average Last 3 E2 Pace
Factor Stats: 30 contenders, 12 winners (40%, $25.60 flat win bet return, 142 ROI%), 20 place/show (66%, $5.40 flat Place Return)
Quantity may be lacking in horse racing nowadays but fans and bettors can revel in a Breeders' Cup-quality Apple Blossom S. on Saturday at Oaklawn Park.
With 14 fillies & mares set to break from the gate, the Betmix Angler handicapping database was the obvious place to turn for an edge in such a competitive contest.
Our query revealed that Avg. of Last 3 E2 Pace has been predictive in the graded 8.5-furlong heats for older runners at the Hot Springs oval. 40% of the contenders have won, including four recent Apple Blossom heroines.
On Fire Baby ($26.40) is among that group.
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Avg. Last 3 E2 Pace slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.