07/25/2017 3:02PM

TimeformUS Speed Figure Report for week ending July 23, 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.

Saratoga

Grade 1 Coaching Club American Oaks

1/2    119

3/4    114

Fin    119

Top 3: Abel Tasman 117, Elate 117, Salty 114

Note: Big early move from sixth to lead up the backstretch by Abel Tasman; Elate put in very tight quarters late by winner, but inquiry resulted in no change; Salty ran very well after poor start

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Grade 1 Diana

1/2    147

3/4    137

Fin    126

Top 3: Lady Eli 126, Quidura 129, Antonoe 126

Note: Quick pace - 3/4 fraction red in TimeformUS; tough trip for Antonoe, broke through gate then steadied late when in tight

Grade 3 Lake George

1/2    100

3/4    111

Fin    117

Top 3: Proctor’s Ledge 121, Party Boat 119, Fifty Five 116

Note: Despite slow fractions (all blue in TimeformUS PPs), top three finishers were running 5th, 7th, and 8th of 10 after half-mile

Grade 3 Sanford

1/4    113

1/2    93

Fin    97

Top 3: Firenze Fire 96, Free Drop Willy 92, Psychoanalyze 85

Note: Firenze Fire won debut with an 86 at Monmouth, 10 point improvement not surprising for 2-year-old in second start

Grade 3 Schuylerville

1/4    121

1/2    101

Fin    97

Top 3: Dream It Is 99, Best Performance 81, Stainless 72

Note: Winner undefeated in three starts; passed first try on dirt with flying colors after two wins on Woodbine’s Tapeta

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Grade 2 San Diego

1/2    133

3/4    129

Fin    133

Top 3: Accelerate 132, Donworth 123, Cat Burglar 119

Note: Accelerate hadn’t led at first call since maiden win, nine starts and over a year ago; BC Classic winner Arrogate off board

Grade 2 Eddie Read

1/2    127

3/4    133

Fin    123

Top 3: Hunt 124, Ashleyluvssugar 123, Mr. Roary 123

Note: First win beyond seven furlongs, four previous wins in U.S. were at 6 1/2 furlongs down the hill at Santa Anita

Grade 2 San Clemente

1/2    146

3/4    129

Fin    113

Top 3: Madame Dancealot 113, Lull 116, Sircat Sally 111

Note: Previously undefeated (seven starts) Sircat Sally had to be vanned off and has been retired; winner had been 0 for 3 in stakes starts in U.S., but won a Group 3 in England as a 2-year-old

Woodbine

Grade 3 Ontario Matron

1/2    97

3/4    103

Fin    109

Top 3: Ami’s Mesa 113, Ice Festival 108, Meadow Rose 104

Note: Winner has four wins and a second in five starts on synthetic tracks, and was off the board in both turf tries

Leading TimeformUS Speed Figures of 2017

Arrogate    139

Gun Runner         139

Zhukova (IRE)      136

Collected   134

Send It In   134

Tu Brutus (CHI)   133

Roy H                   133

Seymourdini       133

Tu Brutus (CHI)   133

Accelerate 132