DEFINITION: EX – A horse that can be excused for their most recent effort. Since 2015 horses with this grade designation have shown a next out flat bet ROI$
Here is a recent example of EX next out winner at 10/1.
This time of the year tracks like Gulfstream Park and FairGrounds begin to run their two-turn 7.5f grass sprints. These races play more like routes than sprints. Therefore when using the OptixpLOT filter you want to use Surface instead of Surface/Distance for those race types.