Poncho Song: Can Move Forward With New Pace Tactics and Fairer Track

A mare who was making her third start off the layoff showed unexpected early speed and was part of a four horse duel up the backstretch. She appeared to be tiring once headed around the far turn while racing on the rail, but she gamely fought back only to be run down by perfect-tripper Carly Hustle. The outside seemed to be the place to be today and ‘Song might move forward with the new pace tactics and fairer track.

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Poncho Song’s Race Information

Race Date:  February 20, 2023 Track:  Aqueduct Race #:  3
Distance:  8 Furlongs Conditions: claiming Surface: Dirt
Trainer:  Rob Atras Jockey:  Dylan Davis Track Condition:  FAST
Trouble Notes:  hustled,pace between,ask rail turn,fought btwn,no match,clr2nd Track Variant:  -4
Finish Position: 2nd Win Payout:  0 Place: Payout:  $ 3.60 Show Payout:  $ 2.50

Race Replay

Poncho Song – Aqueduct –  February 20, 2023

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Poncho Song Performance Figures Earned

Race Condition Pars Poncho Song Figures Earned
Race Class Level:  115 Running Style In Race:  Mid Pack Runner
Final Time Rating Par: 150 Final Time Rating: 86
CPR Race Par:  90 CPR Earned In Race: 72
Fast Fig Race Par:  0 Fast Fig In Race:
Key Race Winners: 0 Running Style In Race:   Mid Pack Runner
(click the links above to learn more avbout each figure and how to use them in your handicapping)

Generally horses that are on the Horses To Watch list ran into unexpected trouble, bad luck, and/or didn’t run the race we believe Poncho Song was cabable of.  We expected that if Poncho Song gets a good trip in their next start than we should see an improvement in Poncho Song performance figures.  Use the performance figures earned in Poncho Song last race (listed above) and compare them to the field and pars of Poncho Song next start.  If Poncho Song appears to have earned higher performance figures in the last race when running into trouble  as compared to the rest of the field’s expected perfomance in the upcoming race than there is a good chance that Poncho Song will dominate the race.

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