Who will win the 2018 Kentucky Derby?

Derby Roses

Speculation over who will win this year’s Kentucky Derby is hitting a new high as betters try to figure out whether one of the two favorites, Justify and Magnum Moon might break the so-called “Curse of Apollo,” and win the Kentucky Derby without racing as two year-olds. Both colts are undefeated, with wins at some […]

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Lies, Damn Lies, Statistics and the Kentucky Derby

Derby Start

Every day the news reports different ways to pick your Derby winner. To a large degree past performance predicts future performance. According to an article by Neil Greenberg in the Washington Post, the past seven winners of the Kentucky Derby won their prep race, and 41 of the past 42 winners were either in the […]

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