Early Speed Statistics

A recent study of close to 19,000 horse races proves what I stated in an earlier post. Horses that set or force the early pace of a race always have an impact on the result of the event, regardless of the distance involved.

Routes and Sprints
Number of races: 18959
QSP  Win%  Total   ROI
1   10.83  14600  0.76
2   11.45  16789  0.72
3   12.23  19429  0.75
4   13.91  16989  0.79
5   14.29  17646  0.82
6   15.73  13922  0.80
7   17.44   7277  0.87
8   16.18   6837  0.84

Sprints Only
Number of races: 11062
QSP  Win%  Total   ROI
1   11.18  10024  0.78
2   11.90   8955  0.74
3   12.54  10817  0.73
4   15.17   8306  0.82
5   14.86   8970  0.76
6   17.91   6432  0.80
7   18.46   4490  0.89
8   17.95   2089  0.80

Routes Only
Number of races: 7897
QSP  Win%  Total   ROI
1   10.05   4576  0.72
2   10.94   7834  0.70
3   11.86   8612  0.78
4   12.70   8683  0.76
5   13.70   8676  0.88
6   13.86   7490  0.80
7   15.79   2787  0.85
8   15.40   4748  0.85

The Handicapping Technology & Research website has a free six-page PDF file available titled, Quirin Speed Points – The Basics. The 2001 statistics included in this report are similar to those listed above.Horse_50x50

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