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Detail Explanation of Report Terms
Here is a more detail explanation of what the figures in the reports mean, so they may be used more effectively. Grouped for a better explanation.

Quick Reference:
Program (P) Number Field    
$ KeyPony L Longshot ^ Power advantage
        
Angle (Ang) Play Field *= WIN contender @= Positive distant switch
B= Breeding angles R= Race prep D= Distant prep
o= Bullet work in past 10 days s= Shipper (contenders) b+= Blinkers on / b-= Blinkers off
F= Beaten favorite f= Form angles L1= Lasix 1st time (no first timers)
t= Track specialist ID= Insufficient data HC= Hot connections
        
CLS= Recent class Sty= Running style Q= Desire to lead
SP1= Speed rating 1 back SP2= Speed rating 2 back SP3= Speed rating 3 back
Dirt= Dirt breeding Dist= Distant breeding Wet= Mud breeding
Turf= Turf breeding FM= Form rating Pars= Pace & Speed pars
DB= Days back to last race DB2 = Layoff before last race W= Work out in past 10 days (100=Bullet)
        
Last 3 surface fields >>>    
LS = Last surface LS2 = Surface 2 back LS3 = Surface 3 back
+/- Within 1 Furlong +x/-x Furlongs longer or shorter (Rounded)  
 d/D = Dirt    A = All weather   t/T = Turf    X = Off the turf   
        
EP= Early Pace rating TSP= Turn Speed rating LP= Late Pace rating
SPD= Speed rating PACE= Pace rating PT= Total points scored
T= Trainer win% J= Jockey win% PWR= Power Rating
C- in Jockey/Trainer is a negative change C+ in Jockey/Trainer is a positive change C= in Jockey/Trainer is a neutral change
HLS= Horse's Lifetime Starts BSPD = Horse's Best Speed rating  
HDS = Horse's Distant Starts HDI = Horse's Distant In the money  
HAS = Horse's All weather Starts HAI = Horse's All Weather In the money  
HTS = Horse's Turf Starts HTI = Horse's Turf In the money  
HWS = Horse's Wet Starts HWI = Horse's Wet In the money  
        
Comment Fields Include >> (Finish position / Total entrants) Last track if a shipper
Comment = Last race comment Com2 = Race comment 2 back Com3 = Race comment 3 back

  Race  1 HOU 02/03/15    D 1m-70y       Clm 7500n2l   4 year olds And Up F&M Only                 Purse:    6500 
 PACE: 1-4-6-2   SPEED: 4-6-3-2   CLASS: 4-5-2-6    POWER: 4(110)-2(106)-6(102)-1(101) 
 WPS / EXACTA / TRIFECTA / SUPERFECTA / DAILY DOUBLE (RACES 1-2) / PICK 3 (RACES 1-2-3)
Pars --> 77 70 74 72 70 P Ang Horse_Age Line DB W SP1 LS SP2 LS2 SP3 LS3 Sty Q EP TSP LP PACE SPD CLS FM PT 4 SERAFINA SONG ( 4F) 4/1 8 0 60 T+ 65 D- 75 T+ S 0 67 62 80 66 65 95 0 105 1 s TOMMY'S GIRL ( 5M) 3/1 12 0 56 D-2 53 A-2 56 D-2 E/P 5 80 80 57 72 53 61 0 98 3 MOONLIGHT MYSTERY ( 4F) 6/1 14 0 53 D 51 D-1 57 D- E/P 5 62 58 68 60 53 75 0 97 2 HCsb+ TRULY ROYAL ( 4F) 9/5 53 50 53 D 61 D 65 D-1 E/P 3 68 64 54 62 53 81 2 96 5 PICK OF THE SANDS ( 5M) 6/1 97 76 45 D- 55 D+ 55 D E 5 66 50 53 51 45 83 0 96 6 KONAWA TIGER ( 5M) 6/1 18 0 58 D-2 67 D-3 57 D- P 4 76 67 59 65 57 79 0 90 P Jockey J Trainer T BSPD HLS HDS HDI HAS HAI HTS HTI HWS HWI SIRE Dirt Wet Dist 4 SIGALA ALFREDO 6 DAVIDSON M BRE 7 75 17 0 0 0 0 11 4 2 1 LANGFUHR 104 104 105 1 C+RADOSEVICH JA 13 BREITHAUPT BRO 0 75 15 0 0 1 0 0 0 1 0 FROST GIANT 106 107 105 3 C=MORA GERARDO 18 HATCHER NATHAN 4 62 18 2 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 SCRIMSHAW 99 96 97 2 C+PARKER D L 35 ASMUSSEN STEVE 35 68 17 7 2 0 0 0 0 2 1 ROMAN RULER 109 109 110 5 C+CABRERA DAVID 18 HUKILL CHARLES 8 64 8 3 2 0 0 1 0 0 0 SAND TUNNEL 92 92 86 6 ESCOBAR M 11 PRUITT JODY M 15 67 22 4 1 0 0 0 0 2 0 BURBANK 96 98 96 P SP1 DB2 Comment SP2 Com2 SP3 Com3 4 60 54 (7 / 8)Outrun 65 (6 /10)Passd tired ones outsd 75 (6 / 9)Lost ground; late run 1 56 40 (10/10)OP - Slammed start;trai 53 (7 /11)Failed to respond 56 (6 / 9)No factor 3 53 53 (5 / 7)Inside; no menace 51 (7 / 8)Outrun 57 (6 / 7)Duel inside; weakened 2 53 34 (12/12)RP - Inside 1/4; gave w 61 (3 / 9)Hesitated strt;3wd 1/4 65 (5 /12)Away slow;inside turn 5 45 14 (6 / 8)Even trip 55 (8 /10)Dueled; faded 55 (1 / 7)Steady urging 6 58 35 (6 /12)Saved ground turn 67 (5 /12)Weavd thru traffc strh 57 (9 /12)Jostled start;3wid 1/4 Notes 4 * Turf to dirt * Top class * Still non-winner of 2 after 17 starts * Big class drop 1 * Against much tougher in last (58/1) * Still non-winner of 2 after 15 starts 2 * Against much tougher in last (31/1) * Blinkers ON and jockey switch * Still non-winner of 2 after 17 start 5 * Good work (76%) * Against tougher in last (26/1) 6 * 1 of 4 ITM at the distant
Race, horse, age/sex and mutual are self-explanatory information.
Dist Include distant and surface for today's race. D or d for dirt, T or t for turf and A for all weather surface.

Ranking section points out the top three contenders in Pace, Speed, Class and Power ratings. (Power ratings from Ranking Reports are included)

Breeding Figures: (Dirt-Wet-Grass-Distance)
Before looking at the breeding figures, glance at horse's life time stats. If a horse has had three or more outing on the surface or distance, Performance become a more important factor.

Breeding figures are very important in spotting longshots who have not been to the distant or the surface and have a 5 or more point advantage over most of the contenders in the field.
Scenarios: when races are switched to dirt due to the weather or first timers.

DB (Layoff):
Indicate the number of days away since last race.(Days Back to last race)

DB2 (Layoff):
Indicate the number of days away before last race. Was the bad showing last out excusable because of long layoff?

Last three Speed ratings - distant and surface:
Past Speeds are self-explanatory. The past surface/distance information is indicated as follows:
D(d for inner dirt) or T(t for inner turf) => dirt or turf track. X for off the turf.(Off track)
A single + or - indicate within a furlong longer or shorter.
+ or - followed by a numeric figure indicate the number of furlongs difference. (Rounded due to space limitations)
Examples:
T     => turf, same as today's distance.
D-   => dirt, within a furlong shorter than today's distance.
T+3 => turf, three furlong longer than today's distance.


By looking at speed figures you can take a note of horses that has shown an improvement (SP3 to SP1), then look at the class of these horses compared to the rest of the field to see if there is possibility of another improvement, and if so, is that enough to make the horse a contender. (If the last race is a recent outing. (DB less than 4 weeks - preferably less than 3 weeks)

Running Styles and Pace: (Sty,Q,EP,TSP,LP,PACE)
Horses are divided into four running styles. E,EP,P and S.
Early (E) - Like or need to lead for a top performance.
Early-Presser (EP) - Is comfortable on or within 3 length of the lead.
Presser (P) - Is comfortable within 3 to 7 length of the lead.
Sustain (S) - Is comfortable running in the back of the field early in the race.
Quirin Speed (Q) - Desire to lead/Natural Early Speed (0-8)

Pace Figures:
These figures are calculated from past performance lines with more emphasis on most recent outings and the distance.
EP - Early Pace (Gate - 2F in sprints / Gate - 4F in routes)
TSP - Turn Speed (2F/4F to top of the lane - sprints/routes)
LP - Late Pace (stretch run)
Pace - A total pace figure calculated from Early, Mid and Late pace figures for comparison purposes.
Individual and total Pace Pars are included above each pace column.

The pace and running styles are very useful in visualizing the running of the race and the presence of a track bias which may favor one horse and not the other when watching a race. These figures usually draw a clear picture of how a race will run and who will be the KEY in the wagering.

SPD - Speed Capability:
This figure indicate the horse's capability if the pace, footing and trip factors are favorable.

BSPD -

This figure indicate the horse's lifetime best speed. To compare horse's best to others

The horses that have the top or within the top ratings and a running style (Sty,Q) that is different from the rest of the field are great win candidates and often offer nice payoffs.

CLS - Class Ratings:
Class Ratings are a measure of horses' past level of competition. This figure compare the horses' past competitors to today's competition. Most recent races are emphasized in calculating the ratings.

FM (Form):
The form figure is the accumulation of points for the pace moves, workout pattern and other factors that have shown to indicate if a top performance can be expected of the runner or not. These figures will usually help in spotting out of form favorites that may be beaten by overlooked longshots that have been on the way to top form.

PT (Points):
There are over 100 factors that will earn a horse from -5 to +10 points each.
The total points figures are like adding things up into one total score, but as we have looked at different variations of other factors you can see it will be hard to represent a horses performance with one single number, and should only look at this total as a guideline for adjustments and selections.
I said adjustments because pace factors are not included in the total points. And, only when there is enough margin between the two horses' total points that you can overlook or down play the pace effects.

What is a good spread for selecting one horse over others depend on the race quality. As a rule of thumb I need at least a 5 point spread to consider a horse a solid win contender at a top track or an allowance race, and 10+ point spread for a horse running at a lower class track or race.

ANG (Angle Plays):
F: Beaten Favorite
B: Breeding Angles
f: Form Angles
o: Bullet work in past 10 days
s: shipper (Track)
t: track specialist (horses for courses)
b+: blinkers on
b-: blinkers off
L1: Lasix first time
HC: Hot Connections


Top Selections (P# field):
$- KeyPony
L- Longshot
^- Power Advantage

The rest do not need detail explanation and will be covered briefly.

Jockey: Today's jockey. A C+ Indicates a positive change from last out, C- a negative change from last out and C= is a neutral change.
J: Jockey win % in Sprints, Routes or Turf depending on the race.
(will reflect Jockey/Trainer combo's Win% if HOT) Updated! (see HC above)
Trainer : Today's trainer. A C+ Indicates a positive change from last out, C- a negative change from last out and C= is a neutral change.
T: Trainer win % (will reflect Jockey/Trainer combo's Win% if HOT) Updated! (see HC above)
HLS: Horse's Lifetime Starts
HDS: Horse's Distant Starts
HDI: Horse's Distant In the money
HAS: Horse's All weather Starts
HAI: Horse's All weather In the money
HTS: Horse's Turf Starts
HTI: Horse's Turf In the money
HWS: Horse's Wet Starts
HWI: Horse's Wet In the money
Comments: (Finish/Total Entrants in last) - Last track (If Shipper) - comment for Last race
Com2: (Finish/Total Entrants in 2 Back) - comment for 2 Back Updated!
Com3: (Finish/Total Entrants in 3 Back) - comment for 3 Back Updated!

Quick Reference:
Program (P) Number Field    
$ KeyPony L Longshot ^ Power advantage
        
Angle (Ang) Play Field *= WIN contender @= Positive distant switch
B= Breeding angles R= Race prep D= Distant prep
o= Bullet work in past 10 days s= Shipper (contenders) b+= Blinkers on / b-= Blinkers off
F= Beaten favorite f= Form angles L1= Lasix 1st time (no first timers)
t= Track specialist ID= Insufficient data HC= Hot connections
        
CLS= Recent class Sty= Running style Q= Desire to lead
SP1= Speed rating 1 back SP2= Speed rating 2 back SP3= Speed rating 3 back
Dirt= Dirt breeding Dist= Distant breeding Wet= Mud breeding
Turf= Turf breeding FM= Form rating Pars= Pace & Speed pars
DB= Days back to last race DB2 = Layoff before last race W= Work out in past 10 days (100=Bullet)
        
Last 3 surface fields >>>    
LS = Last surface LS2 = Surface 2 back LS3 = Surface 3 back
+/- Within 1 Furlong +x/-x Furlongs longer or shorter (Rounded)  
 d/D = Dirt    A = All weather   t/T = Turf    X = Off the turf   
        
EP= Early Pace rating TSP= Turn Speed rating LP= Late Pace rating
SPD= Speed rating PACE= Pace rating PT= Total points scored
T= Trainer win% J= Jockey win% PWR= Power Rating
C- in Jockey/Trainer is a negative change C+ in Jockey/Trainer is a positive change C= in Jockey/Trainer is a neutral change
HLS= Horse's Lifetime Starts BSPD = Horse's Best Speed rating  
HDS = Horse's Distant Starts HDI = Horse's Distant In the money  
HAS = Horse's All weather Starts HAI = Horse's All Weather In the money  
HTS = Horse's Turf Starts HTI = Horse's Turf In the money  
HWS = Horse's Wet Starts HWI = Horse's Wet In the money  
        
Comment Fields Include >> (Finish position / Total entrants) Last track if a shipper
Comment = Last race comment Com2 = Race comment 2 back Com3 = Race comment 3 back