02/28/2017 6:14PM

TimeformUS Speed Figure Report for week ending Feb. 26, 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.

Fair Grounds

Grade 2 Risen Star
1/2 129
3/4 116
Fin 115

Top 3: Girvin 113, Untrapped 111, Local Hero 111

Note: Girvin has improved TimeformUS Speed Figure each time out – 100, 110, 113; lone loss came in previous race – second on turf

Grade 2 Rachel Alexandra
1/2 123
3/4 113
Fin 105

Top 3: Farrell 108, Majestic Quality 102, Valadorna 101

Note: New career-best TimeformUS Speed Figure for Farrell, previous top of 99; the rest have to improve a lot to be serious players in the 3-year-old filly division

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Grade 3 Mineshaft Handicap
1/2 134
3/4 122
Fin 115

Top 3: Honorable Duty 116, International Star 114, Dazzling Gem 116

Note: Below average for a Grade 3; only 0.05 of a second faster than young 3-year-olds ran in the Risen Star later on the card

Grade 3 Fair Grounds Handicap
1/2 119
3/4 119
Fin 122

Top 3: Enterprising 124, Oscar Nominated 122, One Mean Man 121

Note: First graded stakes win for Enterprising since 2014 at Del Mar; top TimeformUS Power Pick over favored runner-up (6-5)

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Gulfstream

Grade 3 Gulfstream Park Sprint
1/4 128
1/2 125
Fin 126

Top 3: Unified 126, Mind Your Biscuits 123, Squadron A 116

Note: First race for Unified in 250-plus days, now 4 for 5 lifetime; Malibu winner Mind Your Biscuits ran well but wasn’t asked for his best until too late

Aqueduct

Busher
1/2 119
3/4 113
Fin 102

Top 3: Yorkiepoo Princess 104, Full House 104, Tiz Rae Anna 101

Note: Winner won maiden for a claiming tag in race rained off the turf; fourth straight win on dirt by combined 24-plus lengths