Post One Poppycock
|Start of the 2010 Kentucky Derby|
* Pro-and-con analysis of all the likely Derby entrants.* A look at the breeding of the major contenders, including a unique pedigree angle that tabbed Mine That Bird ($103.20) in 2009.* A surprising answer as to what kind of prep races produce the best Derby ROI.* Statistics and betting tidbits galore, including this gem: Since 1992, Derby entrants that recorded a “poor” LSR (-15 or less) in their final prep are 1-for-86 with a -40.0 percent ROI on the first Saturday in May (this year’s qualifiers are identified in the Guide).* Betting angles, including one that has produced an ROI of 87% since 1992 and another that has a 62% ROI since ’92.