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A funny thing happened on the way to our Kentucky Derby Pedigree Ratings

Some background: We adore taking reasonably complex concepts and developing algorithms to try to distill those concepts into single numbers that make it easier to understand horse racing. It’s fun! This is the kind of stuff that can help the most-experienced … Continue reading

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The GIII Derby Trial

Saturday April 26  – Churchill Downs Get Churchill Downs PPs for Saturday Race Eight Scheduled local post time 10:01pm The Grade 3 Derby Trial, a one-turn mile to be run on Saturday night at Churchill Downs, drew a field of 10 three-year-olds at … Continue reading

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The GIII Coolmore Lexington Stakes

Saturday April 19  – Keeneland Get Keeneland PPs for Saturday Race Nine Scheduled post time 5:13pm ET 11 horses are entered in the Grade 3 Coolmore Lexington, to be run at a mile and 1/16 on Polytrack, and what the race lacks in … Continue reading

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The GIII Illinois Derby

Saturday April 19  – Hawthorne Get Hawthorne PPs for Saturday Race Nine Scheduled post time 5:42pm CT Barring an extraordinary event, such as colt throwing rider, the Baffert-trained Midnight Hawk (#3) will win the G3 Illinois Derby this Saturday. Those hoping to make … Continue reading

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The GI Arkansas Derby

Saturday April 12  – Oaklawn Get Oaklawn PPs for Saturday Race Eleven Scheduled post time 6:07pm CT The announcement that Knock Em Flat will scratch leaves the Grade 1 Arkansas Derby with a field of eight three-year-old colts to run the 9 furlongs … Continue reading

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The GI Blue Grass Stakes

Saturday April 12  – Keeneland Get Keeneland PPs for Saturday Race Eleven Scheduled post time 5:45pm ET The Grade 1 (G1) Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland Race Course is for three-year-olds and will be run at one mile and one eighth on polytrack. … Continue reading

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The GI Santa Anita Derby

Saturday April 5  – Santa Anita Get Santa Anita PPs for Saturday Race Eight Scheduled post time 3:38pm PT This year’s edition of the Santa Anita Derby will answer some early questions about some precocious three-year-olds. Unfortunately, Shared Belief, last year’s scintillating … Continue reading

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