04/02/2017 6:18PM

TimeformUS Speed Figure Report for week ending April 3, 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.

Stakes races for week ending April 3, 2017

Gulfstream

Grade 1 Florida Derby

1/2    123

3/4    121

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Fin    124

Top 3: Always Dreaming 123, State of Honor 117, Gunnevera 115

Note: Winner had taken last two by big margins but with slow sped figures---both races featured very slow pace; Derby favorite?

Grade 2 Gulfstream Park Oaks

1/2    122

3/4    113

Fin    104

Top 3: Salty 105, Tequilita 100, Jordan’s Henny 101

Note: Easy win in first stakes try and first two turn race for Salty; has run 100+ TimeformUS Speed Figures in all three starts

Grade 2 Pan American S

1/2    119

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Fin    121

Top 3: Sadler’s Joy 119

Note: No second call provided (1 1/4m) by track; Sadler’s Joy has won four of last five---only loss last out by head in Grade 3 McKnight

Grade 2 Honey Fox S

1/2    95

3/4    102

Fin    114

Top 3: Celestine 117, Mississippi Delta 117, Linda 114

Note: Slow pace---all fractions blue in TimeformUS PPs; Linda had no chance given pace setup, could turn tables on top two

Fair Grounds

Grade 2 Louisiana Derby

1/2    132

3/4    121

Fin    111

Top 3: Girvin 111, Patch 110, Local Hero 111

Note: Weak race---below average for Grade 2 3-year-olds this time of year; Girvin still undefeated in three dirt starts

Grade 2 Fair Grounds Oaks

1/2    110

3/4    104

Fin    105

Top 3: Farrell 104, Wicked Lick 100, Vexatious 101

Note: Fourth consecutive stakes win by 15+ combined lengths; Kentucky Oaks next; Farrell only stakes winner in the field

Grade 2 New Orleans H

1/2    140

3/4    132

Fin    124

Top 3: Honorable Duty 122, Breaking Lucky 126, Iron Fist 121

Note: Third win in row, all stakes, since being gelded for Honorable Duty; first time Breaking Lucky led early in 18 career starts

Grade 2 Muniz Memorial H

1/2    148

3/4    139

Fin    121

Top 3: Enterprising 123, Kasaqui 121, Oscar Nominated 124

Note: Second graded stakes win in a row---hasn’t missed board in eight tries since moving to barn of Mike Maker