Holy Bull S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park
8.5F on Dirt (January 30)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: Last 35 8.5-furlong graded dirt stakes at Gulfstream Park
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Best Speed Fast Track
Factor Stats: 40 contenders, 17 winners (42%, $52.80 flat win bet return, 166 ROI%), 32 win/place/show (80%, $4.90 flat place bet return & $6.90 flat show bet return)
Nine Florida-based 3-year-olds take the next step on the road to the 2021 Kentucky Derby in Saturday's Holy Bull S. (G3) at Gulfstream Park.
A query of the Betmix Angler online handicapping databases shows that the Best Speed Fast Track factor has been key in the 8.5 furlong graded dirts stakes at Gulfstream and in the Holy Bull specifically.
Some 42% of contenders ranking first in this factor have won, producing a healthy $52.80 Win Return. Among the winners are FIVE Holy Bull heroes in the last decade - Audible ($8.40), Moyhamen ($2.60), Upstart ($6.20), Cairo Prince ($6.20) and Itsmyluckyday ($11.40). The sample also includes last year's 4-1 runner-up Ete Indian.
What's more is the fact that 80% of the contenders have hit the board, so it surely looks wise strongly consider this factor into your Holy Bull wagering strategy.
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Best Speed Fast Track slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.