This page started life with an article from Malcolm Pett that asked the simple question “can you make money backing favourites”. Malcolms original article is… Read More »Backing Favourites for a Living – Malcolm Pett
Over the last few years I have created a number of different ratings for our own use and clients but these have all be form related.
So I guess it was only a matter of time before the question of speed ratings came up.
Some people argue that speed is the only real way to judge a horses chance of winning a race…
But as with all things racing, it is never quite that simple.
Speed of course is related to distance.
It is the time it took the horse to run the race divided by the distance that gives us the speed at which the horse travelled.