Category Archives: Data Studies

TimeformUS Speed Figures for the Journey to the 2019 Triple Crown: Updated 3/18

Questions? Follow @TimeformUSFigs on Twitter and let us know. TimeformUS Speed Figures for the Journey to the 2019 Triple Crown Click on the chart to make it a lot bigger. Here’s the same chart but for the 3-yr-old filly division: Click … Continue reading

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New Feature: TimeformUS Track Condition Ratings

We’ve all become familiar with traditional labels for the condition of racetracks in North America. On dirt, we usually see tracks called fast, good, sloppy, or muddy. Turf races are mostly labeled firm, good, yielding, or soft. The designations are … Continue reading

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Time for a Better Back-Up System: A Horse Racing Video Replay Timing Tutorial

I’m often asked how I’m able to time horse races from video replays. It really isn’t a difficult process and there are many benefits. It isn’t perfectly accurate, but when there are problems with a timing system employed by a … Continue reading

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Feature upgrade: Our PDF PPs have been transformed

TimeformUS PDF PPs have been significantly upgraded to be much more usable, reflecting the reality on the ground: the on-track experience often means being offline, & color ink is still too expensive. Here are the main changes to our PDFs: … Continue reading

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New Format, Detail for our “Question Mark” Speed Figures gives you an edge (updated with a new code)

Our customers bet off of TimeformUS Speed Figures, and we do not want them unknowingly placing faith in the occasional number that we are not yet confident in. From time to time, our figures are under review because the evidence that … Continue reading

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TimeformUS Speed Figures for the Journey to the 2018 Triple Crown: Complete through the Belmont Stakes

Questions? Follow @TimeformUSFigs on Twitter and let us know. TimeformUS Speed Figures for the Journey to the 2018 Triple Crown Click on the chart to make it a lot bigger. Here’s the same chart but for the 3-yr-old filly division: Click … Continue reading

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The TimeformUS Early / Late Ratings: The Goal, the Scale, and the Relationship to our Pace Figures

A timeline to start this out: TimeformUS Early and Late Ratings have been a popular part of TimeformUS Past Performances since December 2013 because they give users an easy-to-use snapshot of a horse’s early and late speed. As part of our partnership … Continue reading

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