Beyer speed figure

That’s A Wrap: Gun Runner Closes His Career With A Bang In Pegasus World Cup

Champion Gun Runner left it all on the track on Saturday, and heads off to the breeding shed with no question left unanswered. The 5-year-old son of Candy Ride is one of a small number of top-caliber Thoroughbreds to improve with each start, and he ended his career with a personal best Beyer Speed Figure […]

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Top-Rated Bolt D’Oro Committed To San Felipe, Santa Anita Derby In 2018

America’s top rated 2-year-old, Bolt d’Oro will stay home at Santa Anita on the road to the Kentucky Derby in May, according to owner/trainer Mick Ruis. “We appreciate having stalls at Santa Anita and we want to run our horse here,” said Ruis, when reached by telephone Thursday afternoon in New York City. “Right now our plan […]

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Canterbury Average Daily Handle Up Nearly Four Percent In 2017

The 67-day meet at Minnesota’s Canterbury Park concluded with a slight gain in total handle, the amount of dollars wagered, compared to last season even though six fewer races were run in 2017. Total handle was $43.67 million, a .9 percent increase, while average daily handle was up 3.9 percent at $651,839. The number of […]

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Opinion: Don’t Dismiss This Year’s 3-Year-Old Crop Just Yet

Many racing fans have taken to social media to express their frustration that this year’s crop of 3-year-olds is somewhat “lackluster.” Michael Spector, a life-long racing fan and freelance journalist, completed a comparison of Beyer figures across the leading contenders of the last three years. He found that this years’ Kentucky Derby hopefuls are on […]

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Change In Beyer Speed Figures: Turf ‘Comparable’ To Dirt

Generally speaking, a race run on the turf in the United States will produce a lower Beyer speed figure than one run on the dirt.  But that is about to change, according to founder Andy Beyer.  He writes in the Daily Racing Form that “most classes of grass races now appear comparable in quality to […]

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Video: Maclean’s Music record Beyer debut

The son of Distorted Humor, Maclean’s Music debuted at Santa Anita with a 114 Beyer Speed Figure, the fastest debut since numbers have been kept in 1991.

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Santa Anita maiden winner sets highest debut Beyer

With a 114 Beyer Speed Figure, Maclean’s Music won his maiden race at six furlongs setting the record for highest debut speed figure since the numbers were first published in 1991.

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By Ray Paulick I always considered Jerry Bailey to be a thinking man’s jockey, and when I called him to talk about what it was like to ride in the Kentucky Derby, I wasn’t disappointed. Bailey, a member of the National Museum of Racing Hall of Fame, hung up his tack in 2006 after […]

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