TrackMaster®Platinum PPs for Harness Racing is the most complete past performance on the market for handicapping harness racing.
The TrackMaster®Platinum PP data gives you a full day's racing card from your favorite track, including all past performance related information, and other user features to make your handicapping faster and easier.
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TrackMaster®Platinum PPs assigns a class rating (CR) to today's races and all races in which today's starters have raced.
A top class (stakes) race might have a class rating of 100; a $10,000 claiming race might have a CR of 70. By comparing the CR of today's race and the CRs for each horse's recent races you will know if the horse is moving up or down in class - that is, if he is in an easier or more difficult race than he has been in recently.
The calculation of class rating includes a weight for the track so you can compare class ratings between races at different tracks. An 80 at The Meadowlands is equivalent to an 80 at Pompano Park and an 80 at Balmoral. A horse that has been successful in races with a CR of 90 at Yonkers should be competitive in a race with a CR of 90 at The Meadowlands.
Speed ratings (SR) tell you how fast a horse has been running in its recent races. It is based on the horse's actual time and other factors, such as the condition of the track.
A horse who races in top class races might earn a SR of 100 for a good performance; a $10,000 claimer might earn a 60 for an average performance.
Like the class rating, the speed rating is weighted for different tracks, distances and conditions. A horse that runs consistently in the 80s at one track should be competitive with horses that run in the 80s at another track. You can spot horses that have run higher numbers and higher classes and especially horses that have done their best work at today's distance and on today's surface.
The composite pace figure combines together how fast a horse has raced at the four different points of call: 1st Quarter, 2nd Quarter, 3rd Quarter, and Finish based on the current track profile. This is useful to identify horses who fit the style of racing at the current track. For example horses with historically good 1st Quarter pace ratings and average finish figures would have a higher pace figure when racing at a small track where early position was key rather than over a large track where the stretch run makes all the difference. These figures are all computed using the same principles used in creating the TrackMaster speed ratings only for the shorter fractional distances.
The TrackMaster® power rating is an overall indicator of the horse's potential profitability, combining the components of speed, class, pace and various other handicapping factors. This power rating is also weighted to reflect a track profile. For example, early pace carries more importance at a smaller track than at a large one with a long stretch. Every horse is scored on power, speed, class and pace. Horses ranked tops in all four categories are designated on the cover page as four star power plays.
In addition to providing the top 3 ranked horses in each race, the bottom of every page highlights top performers in various categories. These extra handicapping angles such as highest last race speed rating, best earnings per start, last race beaten favorite, highest win percentage, early speed and late closer can make all the difference when looking at a race.