10F on Tapeta at Woodbine (September 12)
Races Analyzed: Last 21 Woodbine 10-furlong main track stakes
Date Range: January 1, 2013 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Average of Last 3 E1 Pace
Factor Stats: 24 contenders, 8 winners (33%), $71.70 win bet return, 249 ROI%, 15 place/show (61%), $3.70 Place Return and $.50 Show Return.
It's finally time for the 161th running of the $1 million Queen's Plate!
This year's edition has drawn a typically competitive field of 14, just the kind of race that makes the Betmix Angler online handicapping software so valuable.
We scanned the Angler database for 10-furlong main course stakes at Woodbines since 2012 and found that Average of Last 3 E1 Pace has been a lucrative handicapping factor.
Over one third of the contenders ranking first in this factor have found the winner's circle while producing a spectacular $71.70 Win Return for bettors. The sample includes two of the past 7 Queen's Plate winners, Midnight Aria ($35.20) and Holy Helena ($6.30) plus two other Plate placers - Amis Gizmo (2nd at $2.55-1) and Asserting Bear (3rd at $8.40-1).
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Average of Last 3 E1 Pace slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.