03/14/2017 12:59PM

TimeformUS Speed Figure Report for week ending March 12, 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.

Santa Anita

Grade 1 Santa Anita Handicap

1/2    123

1m    130

Fin    130

Top 3: Shaman Ghost 129, Midnight Storm 129, Follow Me Crev 123

Note: Winner finished second to Arrogate in the Pegasus World Cup last out; fifth-fastest winning TimeformUS Speed Figure of 2017

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Grade 1 Triple Bend Stakes

1/4    109

1/2    122

Fin    130

Top 3: Denman’s Call 125, Masochistic 126, Conquest Cobra 120

Note: All fractions blue in TimeformUS PPs - slow pace; winner hadn’t scored since debut maiden win in January 2016

Grade 1 Kilroe Mile

1/2    120

3/4    126

Fin    123

Top 3: Bal a Bali 122, What a View 124, Bolo 120

Note: First stakes win since U.S. debut back in May of 2015 - 0 for 8 in interim; third straight runner-up finish for What a View, who was beaten a total of three-quarters of a length in those three tries

Grade 2 San Felipe Stakes

1/2    121

3/4    132

Fin    124

Top 3: Mastery 127, Iliad 120, Term of Art 112

Note: Mastery injured after wire, off Kentucky Derby trail; fastest pre-Derby race for a 3-year-old since the 2011 Rebel (The Factor, 130)

Grade 2 Santa Ana Stakes

1/2    100

3/4    107

Fin    114

Top 3: Goodyearforroses 120, Pretty Girl 117, Sweet Charity 113

Note: All fractions blue in TimeformUS PPs - slow pace; third straight win since shipping to Southern California from Woodbine

Tampa

Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby

1/2    134

3/4    126

Fin    117

Top 3: Tapwrit 117, State of Honor 116, Wild Shot 110

Note: Winner improved TimeformUS Speed Figure in every start, now 3 for 4 at a mile a longer; runner-up in Sam Davis

Grade 2 Hillsborough Stakes

1/2    158

3/4    144

Fin    122

Top 3: Dickinson 125, Elysea’s World 123, Isabella Sings 125

Note: Won 4 of 5 since switching to turf, last four races all 120+ TimeformUS Speed Figures; favorite Isabella Sings 0 for 5 at nine furlongs.

Grade 3 Florida Oaks

1/2    136

3/4    105

Fin    106

Top 3: Fifty Five 107, La Coronel 106, Compelled 105

Note: Fast pace but leader was well clear and faded to last; winner has improved TimeformUS Speed Figure in every start

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Grade 3 Honeybee Stakes

1/2    113

3/4    109

Fin    109

Top 3: It Tiz Well 108, Benner Island 107, Elate 102

Note: Has won 3 of last 4, only loss to division leader Unique Bella; track clearly became faster for last two races

Hot Springs Stakes

1/4    141

1/2    125

Fin    127

Top 3: Whitmore 125, Ivanfallunovalot 116, Fish Trappe Road 112

Note: Whitmore now perfect 5 for 5 around one turn by total of 20+ lengths - 0 for 5 otherwise

Aqueduct

Grade 3 Tom Fool Handicap

1/4    136

1/2    133

Fin    122

Top 3: Spartiatis 122, Chief Lion 125, King Kranz 113

Note: Career-best TimeformUS Speed Figure for 7-year-old winner in 31st start; Chief Lion has run 122 or better in 5 of last 6 starts