Historic runners insights
This table consists of 100 fields of variables that we have found useful in custom projects and modelling work and/or have been requested, that are engineered on top of the Smartform database to provide insight on top of the raw data, from standard win and place strike rates to more granular variables like average number of horses beaten by distance, going, class and race_code.
Each variable is painstakingly tested to ensure that the correct previous information is on a "to date" basis for each runner at the time of entry in the historic database without taking into account the result of the upcoming run, meaning systems backtesting and modelling use cases are all valid.
Read more below on how to install the data.
If you are using the new smartform updater, once you have installed the dataset using the links below, there is nothing else to configure. Once the data is loaded into the database, you will be able to update it using the updater.
The feed name is
historic_runners_insights so the following command invocation will update it:
Alternatively it will be picked up if you are using the