07/31/2010 2:32PM

Monmouth: Bias Toward Outside Speed on the Dirt


Today's 5th race was another example of how OUTSIDE speed holds an edge on this main track, as it did yesterday. I wouldn't go as far as saying the inside is bad but it's clear the two and three paths are best, and speed also holds an edge. Closers are at a distinct disadvantage, be it on the rail or on the outside.