La Prevoyante S. & W. L. McKnight S. at Gulfstream Park
12F on Turf (January 26)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 22 12-furlong turf stakes at Gulfstream Park
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Best Speed Turf
Factor Stats: 26 contenders, 8 winners (30%, $21.40 flat win bet return, 141 ROI%), 16 win/place/show (61%, $25.00 flat place bet return & $16.90 flat show bet return)
Saturday's Pegasus World Cup card at Gulfstream Park is the first big racing day of 2019 with nine stakes races on the docket. Two of those, the La Prevoyante S. (Race 8) for fillies & mares and the W. L. McKnight S. (Race 10) for males, will be run at 12 furlongs over the Gulfstream grass course.
We turned to the Betmix Angler online software to analyze the most successful handicapping factors for 12-furlong grass stakes at the South Florida track and found that Best Speed Turf has produced very good percentages and profits. One third of the 26 contenders ranking first in this factor have found the winner's circle, showing a healthy $21.40 win return. A full two-thirds of the contenders have made the tri sparking a $25.00 flat place bet return and a nearly $17 show bet return.
Among the winners are Texting, heroine of last year's La Prevoyante at a $7.40-1.