Woodward Stakes (G1) at Saratgoa
9F on Dirt (September 1)
Horse Racing Data Analyzed: 17 Saratoga Dirt Stakes at 9 furlongs
Date Range: January 1, 2012 - Present
Sharp Angle: Ranked 1st Average Last 3 Late Pace
Factor Stats: 17 contenders, 7 winners (41%, $19.30 flat win bet profit, 156 ROI%), 11 win/place (64%, $11.80 flat place bet return)
Short fields have been the norm for the past few runnings of the Grade 1 Woodward Stakes. Not this year. An very evenly-matched field of 14, who competed at a combined seven different tracks last out, is entered for Saturday's edition. Luckily, there's the Betmix Angler handicapping software to help sort it all out.
Average Last 3 Late Pace has pointed to the winners of seven of the past 17 9-furlong dirt stakes at The Spa. The 17 contenders have gone off at average odds of nearly 6-1 and have an average finish position of 2.94.