Downey Profile Analysis: 'Horse for the Course' Doesn't Work in Derby
Updated: Wednesday, March 15, 2006 6:33 PM
Posted: Friday, March 10, 2006 1:59 PM
By Dick Downey
Photo: NYRA/Adam Coglianese
Private Vow, winning the Futurity at Belmont, has an affinity for Churchill Downs but that may not matter in the Kentucky Derby.
At TheDowneyProfile.com, we utilize 13 factors more common to Kentucky Derby winners than non-winners, based on our 33-year study, in order to create an objective, weighted-factor predictor of Kentucky Derby success. One factor that we do not use is the "horse for the course" handicapping angle, the one that looks to horses that have run well at Churchill Downs. More....
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