09/11/2008 11:00PM

BreezeFigs Quick-Pix, Saturday, September 13th



Remember, there’s a new look to our sheets for the sales of 2008—we have added SURFACE as a new category to tell you whether the horse breezed on a dirt (D) or synthetic (S) track. There are four (S) sales this year—OBSFEB, OBSMAR, OBSAPR and KEEAPR; and three D sales—FTFFEB, BARMAR and EASMAY. Just to add some more insight to your handicapping.

Also, our rules still hold about BreezeFigs “qualified” runners: You can get a good idea of what “qualified” BreezeFigs horses are by clicking on BreezeFigs Information underneath the two BreezeFigs links in the DRF-PLUS box in the right hand column on the home page and downloading files there. Remember, keep stride length (SL) in mind when handicapping from the BreezeFigs sheet and take advantage of all the tips that we provide on those sheets as well.

Also, refer to a study we did which shows that using BreezeFigs for 3-year-old maiden races in just as viable as using them for 2-year-old maiden races. .

If you'd like to learn a little more about how we come up with BreezeFigs, take a look at our new website, .

Here are two stand-alones for Saturday that have some racing experience—good luck!

Delaware Park, , Maiden Special Weight, 5 Furlongs (Dirt)

Yes I’m Am American earned both Group 1 and Group 2 honors at OBSMAR and has shown favorable speed in both her starts at Calder. She gets a different surface here but that might be to her advantage—her very decent SLs of near 24 feet in her BreezeFigs preps help make her case as a nice filly to bet alone and in your gimmicks.

Monmouth, , Maiden Special Weight, Mile & 70 Yards (Dirt)

Not quite a turf-to-dirt play because Trix in the City goes from 5½ on the weeds to two turns on the dirt, but it’s her eight-over-Par BreezeFigs performance at OBSAPR with a superior SL of over 25 feet that should be noted here. That breeze was at two furlongs where she had the opportunity to gather some momentum, and it augurs well for a filly who wants to stretch out. She looks like a stand-alone and gimmick play as well.