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Here is a more detail explanation of what the figures in the reports mean, so they may be used more effectively. Grouped for a better explanation.

Quick Reference:
Program (P) Number Field    
$= KeyPony L= Longshot ^= Power advantage
        
Angle (Ang) Play Field *= WIN contender @= Positive distant switch
B= Breeding angles R= Race prep D= Distant prep
o= Bullet work in past 10 days s= Shipper (contenders) b+= Blinkers on / b-= Blinkers off
F= Beaten favorite f= Form angles L1= Lasix 1st time (no first timers)
t= Track specialist ID= Insufficient data HC= Hot connections
        
CLS= Recent class Sty= Running style Q= Desire to lead
SP1= Speed rating 1 back SP2= Speed rating 2 back SP3= Speed rating 3 back
Dirt= Dirt breeding Dst= Distant breeding Wet= Mud breeding
Turf= Turf breeding FM= Form rating Pars= Pace & Speed pars
DB= Days back to last race DB2 = Layoff before last race W= Work out in past 10 days (100=Bullet)
Line= Morning Line    LO = Last Race Odds LO2= Last Odd 2 back    LO3 = Last Odd 3 Back  
        
Last 3 surface fields >>>    
LS = Last surface LS2 = Surface 2 back LS3 = Surface 3 back
+/- Within 1 Furlong longer or shorter +x/-x Furlongs longer or shorter (Rounded)  
 d/D = Dirt    A = All weather   t/T = Turf    X = Off the turf   
 FT = Fast Dirt    GD = Good (Dirt)  FM= Firm Turf    SF = Soft Turf   
 SY = Sloppy    WF = Wet Fast   MY = Muddy  YL = Yelding Turf    GD = Good (Turf)   
        
EP= Early Pace rating TSP= Turn Speed rating LP= Late Pace rating
SPD= Speed rating PACE= Pace rating PT= Total points scored
T= Trainer win% J= Jockey win% PWR= Power Rating
C- in Jockey/Trainer is a negative change C+ in Jockey/Trainer is a positive change C= in Jockey/Trainer is a neutral change
        
BSPD = Horse's Best Speed rating Life= Horse's lifetime record Turf = Horse's turf record
Dirt = Horse's dirt record Wet = Horse's off-track record HDS = Horse's Distant Starts   HDI = Horse's Distant ITM
        
Comment Fields Include >> (Finish position / Total entrants) Last track if a shipper
Comment = Last race comment Com2 = Race comment 2 back Com3 = Race comment 3 back

   Race  2   Gulfstream Park        01/18/18    D  6 F        Clm 25000   3 year olds Fillies Only               1st Call: 21.94 
 PACE: 7-4-2-6   SPEED: 4-7-2-6   CLASS: 2-4-1-5    POWER: 4(140)-7(138)-2(136)-6(136) 
 $1 DAILY DOUBLE / $1 EXACTA / $.50 TRIFECTA / $.10 SUPERFECTA / $1 SUPER HI 5 / $.50 BET 3 (RACES 2-3-4) / $.
 50 PICK 4 (RACES 2-3-4-5)
Pars --> 93 94 83 88 83 P Ang Horse_Age Line DB W SP1 LS SP2 LS2 SP3 LS3 Sty Q EP TSP LP PACE SPD BSPD CLS FM PT 7 MARIEALENA ( 3F) 3/1 40 0 47 D+2/SY 81 D+/FT 75 D/FT E 4 89 90 85 88 81 81 69 1 105 4 FLASHING DIAMOND ( 3F) 7/2 43 56 83 D/FT 63 D/GD 78 D/GD S 1 85 91 83 86 83 83 86 0 102 2 OPTIMISTIC SHOT ( 3F) 6/1 33 0 76 D-/FT 0 0 P 1 84 84 86 85 76 76 97 1 95 3 HCo GRAN LUCKY GIRL ( 3F) 6/1 70 100 58 D/GD 75 D/FT 0 E 4 84 82 61 76 58 75 67 1 95 6 INTACTUS ( 3F) 4/1 15 0 71 D+/SY 67 D/GD 73 D/FT P 3 88 86 71 82 71 74 73 0 92 1 t FORTY KILOS ( 3F) 9/2 35 60 61 D+2/FT 63 D/GD 75 D/FT P 2 88 86 63 79 63 75 79 0 92 5 sb+ FASHION BREAK ( 3F) 8/1 55 0 55 D/GD 81 D-/FT 62 D-/FT E 8 94 94 50 79 55 81 75 1 90 P Jockey J Trainer T | Life | Track | Dirt | Wet | Sire Dirt Wet Dst 7 C+ORTIZ IRAD JR 21 CRICHTON ROHAN 18 | 4: 1- 1- 0| 1: 0- 0- 0| 3: 1- 1- 0| 1: 0- 0- 0| HIGH COTTON 102 103 104 4 RIOS JESUS M 14 SANO ANTONIO 13 | 6: 3- 1- 0| 3: 2- 0- 0| 4: 3- 0- 0| 2: 0- 1- 0| CORFU 98 99 99 2 C=SAEZ LUIS 19 BARBOZA VICTOR 22 | 1: 1- 0- 0| 1: 1- 0- 0| 1: 1- 0- 0| 0: 0- 0- 0| TRAPPE SHOT 107 105 108 3 C+JARAMILLO E 34 BARBOZA VICTOR 34 | 2: 1- 0- 0| 1: 1- 0- 0| 1: 1- 0- 0| 1: 0- 0- 0| MACLEAN'S MUSIC 107 105 110 6 LEZCANO JOSE 12 DELGADO GUSTAV 8 | 4: 2- 1- 0| 2: 2- 0- 0| 2: 1- 1- 0| 2: 1- 0- 0| ALGORITHMS 106 108 106 1 C=ORTIZ JOSE L 19 C+NAVARRO JORG 30 | 8: 2- 1- 3| 7: 2- 1- 3| 6: 1- 1- 3| 2: 1- 0- 0| FORTY GRAMS 98 99 98 5 C=ZAYAS EDGARD 21 O'CONNELL KATH 15 | 3: 1- 1- 0| 0: 0- 0- 0| 2: 1- 1- 0| 1: 0- 0- 0| OLD FASHIONED 104 103 106 P SP1 DB2 LO Comment SP2 LO2 Com2 SP3 LO3 Com3 7 47 28 27 (7 / 8)Pressed inside; faded 81 21 (4 / 7)Loom up 3w;evnd late 75 0 (1 / 5)Vied 2wd;clearly best 4 83 12 2 (1 / 6)Edgd by1/8p;drvng3;5wd 63 7 (6 / 7)3wd turn; bid; tired 78 21 (2 / 7)Bid tn;ins gain;2nbest 2 76 0 2 (1 /13)Balked load; up late 0 0 --------------------------- 0 0 --------------------------- 3 58 105 11 (6 / 7)Hit gate start;6wd 1/2 75 0 (1 / 6)Set pace; held on 0 0 --------------------------- 6 71 40 1 (1 / 6)Taken out 3w; bid; clr 67 8 (5 / 7)Steadied traffic 1/8pl 73 4 (2 / 6)Duel btwn;insd;game 1 61 35 1 (4 / 6)Set pace;vied tn;wknd 63 4 (4 / 7)In range;outsde;fade 75 2 (3 / 7)Erratic;awful start 5 55 50 7 (7 / 7)GPW - Vied inside; gave 81 2 (1 / 9)Turned back challenge 62 5 (2 /10)Vied; clear; gamely Notes 7 * Against much tougher in last (27 to 1) 4 * 60% ITM at the Distant 2 * Seen Better 3 * Bullet work in last 10 days 1 * Track 7( 2- 1- 3) 5 * Blinkers ON and jockey switch
Race, horse, age/sex and mutual are self-explanatory information.
Dist Include distant and surface for today's race. D or d for dirt, T or t for turf and A for all weather surface.

Ranking section points out the top three contenders in Pace, Speed, Class and Power ratings. (Power ratings from Ranking Reports are included)

Breeding Figures: (Dirt-Wet-Grass-Distance)
Before looking at the breeding figures, glance at horse's life time stats. If a horse has had three or more outing on the surface or distance, Performance become a more important factor.

Breeding figures are very important in spotting longshots who have not been to the distant or the surface and have a 5 or more point advantage over most of the contenders in the field.
Scenarios: when races are switched to dirt due to the weather or first timers.

DB (Layoff):
Indicate the number of days away since last race.(Days Back to last race)

DB2 (Layoff):
Indicate the number of days away before last race. Was the bad showing last out excusable because of long layoff?

Last three Speed ratings - distant and surface:
Past Speeds are self-explanatory. The past surface/distance information is indicated as follows:
D(d for inner dirt) or T(t for inner turf) => dirt or turf track. X for off the turf.(Off track)
A single + or - indicate within a furlong longer or shorter.
+ or - followed by a numeric figure indicate the number of furlongs difference. (Rounded due to space limitations)
Examples:
T     => turf, same as today's distance.
D-   => dirt, within a furlong shorter than today's distance.
T+3 => turf, three furlong longer than today's distance.

(Track conditions follow last surfaces)

By looking at speed figures you can take a note of horses that has shown an improvement (SP3 to SP1), then look at the class of these horses compared to the rest of the field to see if there is possibility of another improvement, and if so, is that enough to make the horse a contender. (If the last race is a recent outing. (DB less than 4 weeks - preferably less than 3 weeks)

Running Styles and Pace: (Sty,Q,EP,TSP,LP,PACE)
Horses are divided into four running styles. E,EP,P and S.
Early (E) - Like or need to lead for a top performance.
Early-Presser (EP) - Is comfortable on or within 3 length of the lead.
Presser (P) - Is comfortable within 3 to 7 length of the lead.
Sustain (S) - Is comfortable running in the back of the field early in the race.
Quirin Speed (Q) - Desire to lead/Natural Early Speed (0-8)

Pace Figures:
These figures are calculated from past performance lines with more emphasis on most recent outings and the distance.
EP - Early Pace (Gate - 2F in sprints / Gate - 4F in routes)
TSP - Turn Speed (2F/4F to top of the lane - sprints/routes)
LP - Late Pace (stretch run)
Pace - A total pace figure calculated from Early, Mid and Late pace figures for comparison purposes.
Individual and total Pace Pars are included above each pace column.

The pace and running styles are very useful in visualizing the running of the race and the presence of a track bias which may favor one horse and not the other when watching a race. These figures usually draw a clear picture of how a race will run and who will be the KEY in the wagering.

SPD - Speed Capability:
This figure indicate the horse's capability if the pace, footing and trip factors are favorable.

BSPD -

This figure indicate the horse's lifetime best speed. To compare horse's best to others

The horses that have the top or within the top ratings and a running style (Sty,Q) that is different from the rest of the field are great win candidates and often offer nice payoffs.

CLS - Class Ratings:
Class Ratings are a measure of horses' past level of competition. This figure compare the horses' past competitors to today's competition. Most recent races are emphasized in calculating the ratings.

FM (Form):
The form figure is the accumulation of points for the pace moves, workout pattern and other factors that have shown to indicate if a top performance can be expected of the runner or not. These figures will usually help in spotting out of form favorites that may be beaten by overlooked longshots that have been on the way to top form.

PT (Points):
There are over 100 factors that will earn a horse from -5 to +10 points each.
The total points figures are like adding things up into one total score, but as we have looked at different variations of other factors you can see it will be hard to represent a horses performance with one single number, and should only look at this total as a guideline for adjustments and selections.
I said adjustments because pace factors are not included in the total points. And, only when there is enough margin between the two horses' total points that you can overlook or down play the pace effects.

What is a good spread for selecting one horse over others depend on the race quality. As a rule of thumb I need at least a 5 point spread to consider a horse a solid win contender at a top track or an allowance race, and 10+ point spread for a horse running at a lower class track or race.

ANG (Angle Plays):
F: Beaten Favorite
B: Breeding Angles
f: Form Angles
o: Bullet work in past 10 days
s: shipper (Track)
t: track specialist (horses for courses)
b+: blinkers on
b-: blinkers off
L1: Lasix first time
HC: Hot Connections


Top Selections (P# field):
$- KeyPony
L- Longshot
^- Power Advantage

The rest do not need detail explanation and will be covered briefly.

Jockey: Today's jockey. A C+ Indicates a positive change from last out, C- a negative change from last out and C= is a neutral change.
J: Jockey win % in Sprints, Routes or Turf depending on the race.
(will reflect Jockey/Trainer combo's Win% if HOT) Updated! (see HC above)
Trainer : Today's trainer. A C+ Indicates a positive change from last out, C- a negative change from last out and C= is a neutral change.
T: Trainer win % (will reflect Jockey/Trainer combo's Win% if HOT) Updated! (see HC above)
Life: Horse's Lifetime starts: wins-places-shows
Dirt: Horse's Dirt starts: wins-places-shows
Turf: Horse's Turf starts: wins-places-shows
Wet: Horse's Wet starts: wins-places-shows
Comments: (Finish/Total Entrants in last) - Last track (If Shipper) - comment for Last race
Com2: (Finish/Total Entrants in 2 Back) - comment for 2 Back Updated!
Com3: (Finish/Total Entrants in 3 Back) - comment for 3 Back Updated!

Quick Reference:
Program (P) Number Field    
$= KeyPony L= Longshot ^= Power advantage
        
Angle (Ang) Play Field *= WIN contender @= Positive distant switch
B= Breeding angles R= Race prep D= Distant prep
o= Bullet work in past 10 days s= Shipper (contenders) b+= Blinkers on / b-= Blinkers off
F= Beaten favorite f= Form angles L1= Lasix 1st time (no first timers)
t= Track specialist ID= Insufficient data HC= Hot connections
        
CLS= Recent class Sty= Running style Q= Desire to lead
SP1= Speed rating 1 back SP2= Speed rating 2 back SP3= Speed rating 3 back
Dirt= Dirt breeding Dst= Distant breeding Wet= Mud breeding
Turf= Turf breeding FM= Form rating Pars= Pace & Speed pars
DB= Days back to last race DB2 = Layoff before last race W= Work out in past 10 days (100=Bullet)
Line= Morning Line    LO = Last Race Odds LO2= Last Odd 2 back    LO3 = Last Odd 3 Back  
        
Last 3 surface fields >>>    
LS = Last surface LS2 = Surface 2 back LS3 = Surface 3 back
+/- Within 1 Furlong longer or shorter +x/-x Furlongs longer or shorter (Rounded)  
 d/D = Dirt    A = All weather   t/T = Turf    X = Off the turf   
 FT = Fast Dirt    GD = Good (Dirt)  FM= Firm Turf    SF = Soft Turf   
 SY = Sloppy    WF = Wet Fast   MY = Muddy  YL = Yelding Turf    GD = Good (Turf)   
        
EP= Early Pace rating TSP= Turn Speed rating LP= Late Pace rating
SPD= Speed rating PACE= Pace rating PT= Total points scored
T= Trainer win% J= Jockey win% PWR= Power Rating
C- in Jockey/Trainer is a negative change C+ in Jockey/Trainer is a positive change C= in Jockey/Trainer is a neutral change
        
BSPD = Horse's Best Speed rating Life= Horse's lifetime record Turf = Horse's turf record
Dirt = Horse's dirt record Wet = Horse's off-track record HDS = Horse's Distant Starts   HDI = Horse's Distant ITM
        
Comment Fields Include >> (Finish position / Total entrants) Last track if a shipper
Comment = Last race comment Com2 = Race comment 2 back Com3 = Race comment 3 back