06/20/2017 7:32PM

TimeformUS Speed Figure Report for week ending June 18, 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.

Churchill

Grade 1 Stephen Foster

1/2    149

3/4    143

Fin    137

Top 3: Gun Runner 139, Honorable Duty 129, Breaking Lucky 129

Note: Co-best TimeformUS Speed Figure of 2017 (tied with Arrogate in the Pegasus World Cup); four of eight wins have come over Churchill dirt

Grade 2 Wise Dan

1/2    143

3/4    133

Fin    125

Top 3: Kasaqui 125, Chocolate Ride 124, Conquest Panthera 121

Note: Winner was second in this race last year to Pleuven; Chocolate Ride is in career-best form at age 7, having matched lifetime best TimeformUS Speed Figure of 122 last out and bettering it here

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Grade 2 Fleur de Lis

1/2    119

3/4    121

Fin    115

Top 3: Forever Unbridled 114, Apologynotaccepted 115, Carrumba 110

Note: First race for winner since running good third in Breeders’ Cup Distaff; well below par for class; was nearly 2.5 seconds slower than the Clark, run as the next race on the card

Grade 3 Regret

1/2    157

3/4    130

Fin    118

Top 3: Sweeping Paddy 117, Proctor’s Ledge 112, Summer Luck 114

Note: Fast pace (red fractions, TimeformUS), but longshot leader ran off to a big lead and was ignored by field; second- and third-place horses early finished third and first

Grade 3 Matt Winn

1/2    134

3/4    115

Fin    119

Top 3: McCraken 118, Colonelsdarktemper 115, Society Beau 114

Note: First race for winner since tough trip in Kentucky Derby; runners from the Derby are now 2 for 17 in subsequent races (including Tapwrit’s win in the Belmont Stakes)

Santa Anita

Grade 2 Summertime Oaks

1/2    123

3/4    123

Fin    116

Top 3: Faypien 118, Mopotism 116, Majestic Quality 113

Note: Third straight win for Faypien in her first try around two turns; Spooky Woods finished third (117) but was disqualified to fifth

Grade 2 Honeymoon

1/2    131

3/4    123

Fin    113

Top 3: Sircat Sally 115, Beau Recall 113, Pacific Wind 113

Note: Winner now 7 for 7, seems to run however fast she needs to run to win; third consecutive runner-up finish for Beau Recall, all to Sircat Sally

Grade 3 Desert Stormer

1/4    112

1/2    111

Fin    118

Top 3: Bendable 114, Coniah 113, Pretty N Cool 111

Note: Fourth win in six starts for a Bendable and career-best TimeformUS Speed Figure;  4-5 favorite Pretty N Cool was part of slow pace but still had little left in the stretch

Monmouth

Grade 3 Pegasus

1/2    121

3/4    120

Fin    126

Top 3: Timeline 124, Talk Logistics 120, Honor the Fleet 107

Note: Timeline is 4 for 4; this was first wire-to-wire win; now has second-fastest and tied for third-fastest 3-year-old male TimeformUS Speed Figures (Mastery, 127, has the top figure)

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Grade 3 Salvator Mile

1/2    107

3/4    113

Fin    119

Top 3: Classy Class 117, Just Call Kenny 111, Adirondack King 113

Note: Track coded pink in TimeformUS PPs - good day for speed; winner had not tried two turns since 2015 Oklahoma Derby

Belmont

Grade 3 Poker

1/2    157

3/4    140

Fin    124

Top 3: Ballagh Rocks 128, Projected 126, Night Prowler 118

Note: All fractions red in TimeformUS PPs - fast pace; winner easily could have been DQ’d for interference