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Stat Attack ---Stat Force ---RG Tip Sheet

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Handicapping the Greyhound Races with Post Data

Would you like to know the average running times for each post, grade and distance? The Racing Greyhounds Stat Force shows the adjusted times for the track. Take a look the the column TRACK AVG VTIME on a Stat Force from Yesterday's Sheets Free.

Here is how it can help you handicap the dogs: The post position with the lowest TRACK AVG VTIME number has given those dogs starting from that box some speed advantage in the recent past.

Below is a description of this one column on the Stat Force:

"TRACK AVG VTIME (Track Average Variant-Adjusted Time): Here you are shown the difference in speed bias for each box, for every grade and distance. This number is the average variant-adjusted time for all dogs starting from each post position in recent races. (Variant-adjusted times are times that have been normalized to take care of fast and slow days on the track. This adjustment makes times more comparable between days and over long time periods.) With this information, you can see exactly how much speed benefit a greyhound will enjoy in its post position in this race. A lower time is faster, obviously, and you can compare easily by looking at the differences in the times. Keep in mind that a difference of 0.07 seconds is about one length..."

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