01/17/2017 11:32AM

Speed Figure Report for week ending Jan. 16, 2017

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Each week, TimeformUS Chief Figure Maker Craig Milkowski takes a look back at the weekend’s graded stakes and releases the TimeformUS Speed Figures for these races.

Santa Anita

Grade 2 La Canada Stakes

1/2         127

3/4         121

Finish          123

Top 3:    Vale Dori 122, Show Stealer 119, Autumn Flower 109

Note: Fourth win in last five starts for Vale Dori, all with TimeformUS Speed Figures of 116+; longest prices in five horse field ran 2-3

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Grade 3 Megahertz Stakes

1/2         107

3/4         109

Finish          116

Top 3: Prize Exhibit 121, Jeremy’s Legacy 117, Into The Mystic 116

Note: Prize Exhibit overcame slow pace (blue fractions TimeformUS PPs) to rally from 6th in a seven-horse field; first win in more than a year, had lost 10 straight before this one

Gulfstream

Grade 2 Fort Lauderdale Stakes

1/2         130

3/4         127

Finish      122

Top 3: Flatlined 120, Almanaar 121, Divisidero 119

Note: First graded stakes win for Flatlined, previously off the board in two prior tries; Almanaar has improved TimeformUS Speed Figure in all three starts since moving to United States

Grade 3 Marshua’s River Stakes

1/2         138

3/4         131

Finish          121

Top 3: Sandiva 121, Sea Coast 121, Isabella Sings 120

Note: Fourth winfor Sandiva since shipping to North America, all at Gulfstream Park; has yet to win anywhere else

 

Grade 3 Hal’s Hope Stakes

1/2         133

3/4         129

Finish          123

Top 3: Tommy Macho 123, Birdsong 119, Realm 116

Note: Nice run third off layoff; bettors weren’t fooled by dismal run last out in listed stakes at Laurel

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Oaklawn

Smarty Jones Stakes

1/2         111

3/4         109

Finish          112

Top 3: Uncontested 111, Petrov 105, Rowdy the Warrior 97

Note: Winner opened up quickly on field and was uncontested on lead throughout; led Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club while battling up front last out through fast fractions (red in TimeformUS past performances) before fading to well-beaten third

Aqueduct

Busanda Stakes

1/2         110

3/4         111

Finish          98

Top 3: Lockdown 102, Libby’s Tail 100, No Sweat 100

Note: Second straight win for Mott-trained Lockdown after running second in debut; earned 10 points toward a Kentucky Oaks starting spot