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Identifying a Track Bias

Identifying track bias is a very tricky thing. Deciding if a low-priced, inside-traveling, wire-to-wire winner benefited from a rail bias can be very subjective. To get to the heart of it, you really need to have handicapped the race and determined the likely pace scenario. If you are able to identify a trend or bias, […]

Week in Review: Canchari Heats Up

With nine days of live racing remaining in the 2012 season, favorites are still winning 44% overall in thoroughbred races with an ROI of $0.98 for every dollar wagered. Favorites in dirt sprints are winning 48% of the time (ROI $1.02), favorites in dirt routes are winning 43% (ROI $0.98) and favorites on the turf […]

Canterbury Stats and Trends

Temperatures have dropped just a little bit, but early speed is still money on the Canterbury main track. The track bias for the last month shows dirt sprints yielding wire to wire winners at a 45% clip, which is unchanged from the previous sample. Wire to wire winners in dirt routes have dropped from 45% […]

Canterbury Trends & Statistics

The hot, humid summer continues and the Canterbury main track has consistently favored pure front-runners all year. The track bias for the last month shows dirt sprints and routes yielding wire-to-wire winners at a 45% clip, which is about double the national average. Even turf races are yielding 25% front running winners, which is about […]

Week 5 in Review (Stats and Trends)

Weather remained a factor at Canterbury Park as we faced an off track last Thursday and Sunday. However, the public hasn’t blinked as favorites continue a dominating trend of 46% winners and a flat bet profit with favorites of 6% in thoroughbred races. Despite the high percentage of winning favorites, the Pick 4 paid over […]

Week 4 in Review (Stats & Trends)

Congratulations to jockey Tanner Riggs for winning the first five races on Friday night! The “all Tanner” early Pick 4 returned $105.50 for a dollar wager. Tanner is currently leading the jockey standings and is a great addition to the jockey colony this year. The Pick 4 continues to be an excellent value play. This […]

Week 3 in Review (Stats & Trends)

We were back on the turf for the first time in 2012, and it didn’t take long for pari-mutuel fireworks to occur as 35-1 shot Wolsfeld Woods rocked the tote board in Race 4 on Friday night. That triggered a Pick 4 payout of $4.415.20 for a $1 wager as the Pick 4 at Canterbury […]

Week 2 in Review (Stats & Trends)

The skies didn’t cooperate over Memorial weekend, as rains forced all the racing action onto the main track. Uncertain track conditions didn’t stop the public from being sharp all four days, as only five winners paid 5-1 or above and 8-1 was the biggest price of the weekend. The $1 Pick 4 payoffs ranged from $42.70 […]