Queen Elizabeth II Challenge Cup (G1)
9F on turf at Keeneland (October 12)
Races Analyzed: Last 6 runnings of the race
Date Range: January 1, 2013 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st Average Last 3 Turn Time
Factor Stats: 7 contenders, 3 winners (42%) $8.60 Win Return, 5 place/show (71%) $1.60 place return & 6.70 show return.
The final Grade 1 of the Keeneland Fall meeting is the Queen Elizabeth Challenge Cup and it's a good one, with six of the nine fillies already Graded stakes winners.
We used the Betmix Angler handicapping data base to scan the last six runnings of the QE II Challenge Cup and found that Average Last 3 Turn Time has been highly predictive.
Around 42% of the qualifiers contenders have had their pictures taken and 72% have hit the board. There have only been two double-digit winners of this race and this factor has pointed to one of them - 2013 heroine Kitten's Dumplings who paid out $11.80. This factor also selected 20-1 Madam Dancelot, 3rd in the 2017 edition.
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Average of Last 3 Turn Time slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.
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