Since making their published debut in 1992, Beyer Speed Figures have become the industry standard for evaluating Thoroughbred performance.
Beyer Speed Figures
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Each week, we will analyze the top maiden winners by Beyer performances.
May 13: Scolding may be better than figure suggests
May 21: Say Moi a confident winner
May 27: Two touch 90 on figure scale
Beyer Slide show
Beyer Slideshow featuring last weekend’s stakes winners from around the country with Beyer Speed Figures, sire/breeder information and more
Pars for Beyer Speed Figures represent the approximate average winning figure for a given class at a given track.
These numbers reflect the relative strength of different racing circuits. At Belmont Park, maiden special weight races for older horses have a par of 87. The par for the same class at Thistledown is 59.
Beyer Sire Performance Standings
Beyer Sire Performance Standings offer a metric for measuring stallion performance beyond wins and earnings.
Regularly updated current leaders in Beyer Figures, by division
1993-2018 Top Beyer Speed Figures
Links to stories by Dick Jerardi
on handicapping with Beyer Figures