Fourstardave S. (G1)
9F on Turf (August 22)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 10 Saratoga Graded turf stakes at 8F
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Last 3 E1 Pace
Factor Stats: 10 contenders, 5 winners (50%, $29.00 Win Bet Return, 245 ROI%), 5 place/show (50%, .20 Place Bet Return)
The Fourstardave Stakes graduated to Grade 1 status four years ago and this year's exceptional field confirms its status as the premier summer middle distance turf race.
What's fun for horse racing racing fans can also be lucrative for horseplayers, especially with the Betmix Angler online handicapping database on your side.
Angler tells us that the Avg. Last 3 E1 Pace handicapping factor has pointed to 50% winners in the past 10 graded turf races going a mile at Saratoga. The sample includes 3 recent Fourstardave heroes - Wise Dan (in 2013/$2.80), Grand Arch (2015/$18.20) and Voodoo Song (2018/$15.40).
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Avg. Last 3 E1 Pace slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.