Back Speed: The best speed figure earned by each horse within the last year at today’s distance/surface category. Current Class: A rating based on a horse’s most recent starts with more emphasis on the most recent starts at or near today’s distance and surface.
What is BRIS speed?
BRIS Speed Ratings are based on a variation of the “projection method” which some other popular speed figures are based. Unlike others, BRIS uses an objective, computer precise method to make the final time projections rather than using the subjective opinion of one handicapper.
What is ESP in horse racing?
EARLY PRESSER (ESP “EP”): The horse is comfortable on the lead or following the leader one to three lengths back. PRESSER (ESP “P”): The horse prefers to run four to seven lengths behind the leader in the middle of the pack. … This is why ALL-Ways designations are referred to as the horse’s “preferred running style”.
What is E1 and E2 in horse racing?
E1 measures how fast a horse runs from the start to the first call; two furlongs in sprints and four furlongs in routes. E2 is how fast they went from the start to the second call; four furlongs in sprints and six in routes while LP or ‘late pace’ measures how fast they ran from the second call to the finish.
What big horse races are coming up?
- April 30–May 1st, 2021. The Kentucky Derby. Churchill Downs, Louisville, KY.
- May 15th, 2021. Preakness Stakes. Pimlico Race Course, Baltimore, MD.
- June 5th, 2021. Belmont Stakes. Belmont Park, Elmont, NY.
- November 5th–6th, 2021. Breeders Cup. Santa Anita Park, Arcadia, CA.