Saratoga 2015 – Week One Stats

Our guest writer Tom Amello has compiled some very interesting statistics on the opening week at the Spa.

Saratoga Shippers – July 24-July 27, 2015

Track Last Raced Wins Starts
Aqueduct 1 (12-1) 11
Arlington Park 0 1
Belmont 22
Churchill 4 33
Delaware 0 3
Ellis Park 0 3
Gulfstream 2  (8-1, 22-1) 13
Finger Lakes 0 2
Indiana Downs 0 3
Keeneland 0 2
Monmouth 2  (55-1) 12
Laurel 0 1
Parx 2 9
Penn 0 1
Pimlico 0 2
Prairie Meadows 0 1
Presque Isle 0 2
Santa Anita 3 7
Saratoga 0 1
Tampa 0 1
Woodbine 0 3
First Time Starters 5 45

 

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Saratoga Track Profile – July 24 – July 27 

Main Track

July 24, 2015  outside paths better, front speed failed, stalkers ruled

July 25, 2015  main track tighter, track played fair

July 26, 2015  kinder to speed

July 27, 2015  kind to speed 

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Inner Turf:    No Bias

Mellon Turf:  No Bias

Main Track

5.0       (2) 0 Wire, sustained pressers

5.5f      (4) 0 Wire, front pressers

6.0f      (6) 2 Wire, Pressers, Closer

6.5f      (5) 3 Wire, no closers

7.0       (3) 2 Wire, 1 Closer

9.0       (4) 2 Wire, 1 Closer  

Turf

 Inner Turf:

8.0                   (4) 3 Wire, 1 up-close

8.5                   (3) 1 Wire, 2 closers

1&3/8              (2) 1 Stalker, 1 Closer

 

Mellon Turf:

(4) 1 Wire, 3 Closers

8.0                   (3) 0 Wire, 2 Stalkers, 1 Closer

9.0                   (2) 0 Wire, 1 Stalker, 1 Closer                   

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Rich Nilsen is a 19-time qualifier to the National Horseplayers Championship (NHC), an event he has cashed in four times. He was the first player to finish in the top 10 of the NHC twice. A former executive with Brisnet.com and a member of the NHC Players’ Committee, Rich is a graduate of the University of Louisville Equine Business Program and is founder of AGameofSkill.com, a site devoted to horse racing education and promotion.

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