07/17/2017 2:40PM

TimeformUS Speed Figure Report for week ending July 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.

Delaware

Grade 1 Delaware Handicap

1/2    133

1m    122

Fin    121

Top 3: Songbird 121, Martini Glass 120, Line of Best Fit 117

Note: Songbird improved from 116 in 2017 debut but did not look impressive visually; track has been on slow side all year

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Grade 3 Kent

1/2    150

3/4    136

Fin    120

Top 3: Frostmourne 122, Master Plan 115, Adonis Creed 112

Note: Hot pace -all fractions red in TimeformUS PPs; despite fast pace, 1-2-3 finishers were 2-3-4 early behind longshot leader

Los Alamitos

Grade 3 Los Alamitos Derby

1/2    125

3/4    126

Fin    121

Top 3: West Coast 121, Klimt 119, B Squared 118

Note: Very wide trip for winner; nice return from over eight-month layoff for Grade 1 winner Klimt in first start for new trainer

Indiana Grand

Grade 3 Indiana Derby

1/2    135

3/4    124

Fin    124

Top 3: Irap 124, Colonelsdarktemper 119, Untrapped 115

Note: Career-best TimeformUS Speed Figure for Irap in easy win; runner-up has improved speed figure in all seven career starts

Grade 3 Indiana Oaks

1/2    95

3/4    94

Fin    109

Top 3: Overture 104, Mopotism 103, Majestic Quality 103

Note: Very slow pace - fractions blue in TimeformUS PPs; Mopotism was only horse to gain any ground on the leader after six-furlong call

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Woodbine

Grade 3 Vigil

1/4    101

1/2    108

Fin    114

Top 3: Pink Lloyd 115, We Deer You 113, Western Elegance 108

Note: Winner 4 for 4 in 2017 by a combined 11 1/2 lengths; has won on the lead and from as far back as sixth