Each time I post a new article on my Horse Racing Nation blog, I post a notice on this blog. These notices include an excerpt from the beginning of that article and a link to the piece. My latest Horse Racing Nation article is. . .
"In a 20-horse race like the 2016 Kentucky Derby, many handicapping strategies are utilized in hopes of selecting the one horse that will emerge the winner. Past performances, track conditions, pedigrees, training – you name it and someone has used that method to handicap. While I believe that, given enough talent and heart, a horse is capable of outrunning its pedigree – both in terms of the quality and stamina within its lineage – pedigrees always seem to be a talking point as these three-year-olds make their first attempt at a mile and one-quarter. Listed below are brief analyses of each Derby entrant’s pedigree, primarily from a distance-focused standpoint. . ."
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