Travers S. (G1)
10F on dirt at Saratoga (August 24)
Races Analyzed: Last 13 Saratoga 10F dirt graded stakes at Saratoga
Date Range: January 1, 2013 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st in Last Late Pace
Factor Stats: 13 contenders, 4 winners (30%), $29.10 win bet return, 211 ROI%, & 6 place/show (46%), $8.00 place return.
They're running the Travers stakes for the 150th time on Saturday, August 24 and it's drawn an extremely evenly matched group of sophomore colts.
A scan of the Betmix Angler handicapping database shows that Last Late Pace has shown a good return in 10-furlong dirt graded stakes at Saratoga. Overall, 30% of the last 13 winners of this race type have ranked first in this factor, including a pair of Travers winners who returned double-digit win mutuels to their backers - Will Take Charge ($21.20) and Arrogate ($25,40).
Find this race in Betmix Birddog and use the Last Late Pace slider to see which horse ranks first in this factor. That’s the Sharp Angles play.