Pimlico Special (G3) & Preakness S. (G1)
9.5F on Dirt at Pimlico (October 2 & 3)
Races Analyzed: Last 13 Pimlico 9.5-furlong dirt graded stakes
Date Range: January 1, 2013 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last E2 Pace
Factor Stats: 13 contenders, 5 winners (38%), $51.60 win bet return, 298 ROI%, 8 show (61%), $4.50 Place Return & $7.10 Show Return.
The timing may be strange but there are plenty of good wagering opportunities on this October Preakness Stakes weekend, including a Double linking Friday's Pimlico Special and Saturday's Preakness Stakes.
We turned to the Betmix Angler online handicapping database for help in the 9.5 furlong graded dirt stakes at Pimlico which wholly includes these two races.
Angler tells us that us Last E2 Pace has pointed to 38% winners, 61% show finishes and positive Returns all across the board.
This factor has also pointed to three of the past seven Preakness winners, including the double digit winners Oxbow ($32.80) and Cloud Computing ($28.80) as well as two recent Special winners - Irish War Cry ($10.00) and Last Gunfighter ($3.20).
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Last E2 Pace slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.