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hello sir. may i know  what does SPEED FIGURES mean in horse racing terms?

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HI  I THINK THEY CHECK OUT ALL OF THE HORSES IN A RACE AND LOOK TO SEE HOW FAST THEY RAN IN ALL KINDS OF TRACK CONDITIONS AND THEN DECIDE JUST HOW FAST THAT HORSE RAN UNDER THOSE CONDITIONS TO COME UP WITH A OVERALL SPEED RATING.  I AM NOT A BIG FAN OF ALL THESE SO CALLED WAYS TO PICK OUT A WINNING HORSE. THANKS ed hess

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Ed Hess

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Have trained thoroughbreds for 30 odd years. Have been a licensed trainer for that long of time. I continue to train my race horses and thoroughly enjoy every day.

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Experience: Licensed trainer for over 30 yrs. Have had lots of winners in all different types of races - from bottom claimers to top quality stakes winners. My best money winner was Aristocratic Cross (multiple stakes winner). My best claiming horse was Navajo Family, winner of 12 races in one year. I still enjoy racing a modest stable of horses each year.

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