Since making their published debut in 1992, Beyer Speed Figures
have become the industry standard for evaluating Thoroughbred performance.

Exclusively found in DRF PPs

Beyer Speed Figures


Andrew Beyer is one of the most important influences on modern handicapping. Through
the advent of Beyer Speed Figures, exclusively published in Daily Racing Form for nearly three decades, he has transformed the way in which Thoroughbred horseplayers approach picking winners.

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Andrew Beyer and his associates answer selected readers’ questions about Beyer Speed Figures.  Questions of general interest will be preferred for publication.  

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Beyer Slide show

Beyer Slideshow featuring last weekend’s stakes winners from around the country with Beyer Speed Figures, sire/breeder information and more

Breakout Beyers

Each week, we will analyze the top maiden winners by Beyer performances.

Jan. 8:  Will there be a new Smarty Party?

Jan. 15:  Spice Is Nice is

really nice

Jan. 22:  Nadal serves an ace

Jan. 29:  Kingpin may have been aided by turf course bias

Feb. 5: Another Declaration of War for dirt

Feb 12: Golden Tapit has the pedigree

What are Beyer
Speed Figures?

Beyer Speed Figures express the most important factor in handicapping: how fast a horse has run in each of his starts.

Beyer Pars

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.

Best Beyers

Regularly updated current leaders in Beyer Figures, by division

1993-2018 Top Beyer Speed Figures

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