Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park
9F on Dirt (March 26)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 10 9-furlong graded dirt stakes for 3YOs at Gulfstream Park
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Trainer/Jockey Combo Win % Meet
Factor Stats: 11 contenders, 7 winners (63%, $27.40 flat win bet return, 224 ROI%), 8 win/place/show (72%, $6.20 flat place bet return & $3.60 flat show bet return)
Since the turn of the century, a total of six Florida Derby winners have gone on to capture the Kentucky Derby. Time will tell where the 2021 Florida Derby ranks historically, the more urgent concern for handicappers is which colt will get his picture taken Saturday at Gulfstream Park.
A query of the Betmix Angler online handicapping database shows that the 1st in Trainer/Jockey Combo Win % Meet factor has yielded a high percentage of winners in 9-furlong graded dirt stakes for the sophomore set in Hallandale.
63% of the contenders ranking first in this factor have scored and they've rewarded win bettors with a healthy $27.40 Win Return. This sample of winners include 5 of the past 9 Florida Derby champs.
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the 1st in Trainer/Jockey Combo Win % Meet slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.