Understanding speed is much more than using speed figures and final times.
It’s not how fast have they run; it’s how fast can they run. Being able to determine what factors made a horse fast in the past will put you in a position make the most of your wagers.
What are Beyer Speed Figures good for other than determining who might be the fastest horse? Quite a bit as it turns out! Find what our panelists have to say about BSFs as Figs Gone Wild Month rages on.
Whether it’s to help you identify who will end up favored or to better understand a horse’s performance, performance and speed figures are everywhere so you might as well understand them.