Pennine Ridge S. (G3)
9F on the turf at Belmont Park (June 3)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 15 stakes for three-year-olds at 9 furlongs on turf
Date Range: January 1, 2013 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Avg. Turf Earnings
Factor Stats: 15 contenders, 8 winners (53%, $20.20 flat win bet profit, 167 ROI%); flat show & place bet profits
We still have to wait another week for the dirt three-year-olds to wrap up the 2017 Triple Crown season in the Belmont Stakes. Meanwhile the sophomore grass runners take center stage in the $500,000 Penn Mile (G2) and the $200,000 Pennine Ridge S. (G3) on Saturday.
We’ve uncovered a strong angle for the Pennine Ridge by looking at the past 15 grass stakes for three-year-olds going 9-furlongs at Belmont. The horse ranking first in Average Turf Earnings has won eight of these contests (53%) and the 15 qualifiers have finished an averaged an in-the-money finish (2.47). Accordingly, this Sharp Angle shows flat win ($20.20), place ($1.20) and show (6.50) bet profits.
This sample has also includes the past three Pennine Ridge S. winners - Camelot Kitten ($5.80), Divisidero ($6.30) and Gala Award ($7.40).
How to apply this Sharp Angle:
Under Factor Ranking in the Betmix Birddog handicapping software, use the Avg. Turf Earnings slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.
Last week’s results - Enola Gray, 5th at $1.2-1 in Monrovia S.