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Apr 21 2011

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This page is dedicated to learning how to read the racing Grids.
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First, what is a Grid? Simply it is a chart that shows the horses, trainers, jockeys, their recent performance figures, ROI stats, and some speed calculations that you won’t find anywhere else, all in one convenient chart in spreadsheet type format, 1 or 2 pages per racing card (rather than 20-40 pages if you download the pp’s).
Part of a Grid looks like this:
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Belmont Memorial Day Grid Races 7-9

Belmont Memorial Day Grid Races 7-9


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Download an example grid to follow along.
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Or just watch the video below:

Race info and conditions given in the same column as the horse names.
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Prg: Program number
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Horse name: Blue- Trainer change since last race
Italic- improving 2 straight races
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ML: Morning Line Odds
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ST: Running style and Speed Points, Bill Quirin style.
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Rk: Blank column to assign your own ranking
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PF1-4: Performance figures, last 4 races.

    PF notations for last 4 races, race was on:

Maroon: Dirt
Green: Grass
Blue: Artifical surfaces (polytrack, faketrack, etc)
Black: Muddy or Sloppy dirt track
Bold: Race was within 0.5 furlongs of today’s race (same surface only)
Italics: race was sprint if today’s race is route, and vice versa.
Blank: no race or foreign race
X: foreign race that we don’t have stats for
V: Vanned off
E: Eased
L: Lost rider
F: Fell down
N: Refused start or declared non-starter by stewards
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HI: High speed figure and surface on which it was achieved over the last 10 races.
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Avg: A calculated speed figure pseudo-average of last 4 races
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ROI: Return on Investment for aggregated situational trainer stats
Win/ITM: aggregated situational trainer stats for today’s race circumstance
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LP: Late Pace calculation
Stam: Staying Power
Pwr: All Purpose Power
Speed: Speed Rating
EP: Early Pace calculation
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You fill in:
Fin: Finishing order
FO: Final odds

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