Using Past Odds to Predict Present Results
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What’s more, this kind of analysis can be extended to other types of races and is especially helpful in events and at venues where information is scarce.
Generally, a race such as this would be a tough nut for an American bloke like me to crack. However, look at how nicely the contenders come to the fore when we rank the purse values they competed for last time (a crude measurement of class), as well as the odds they offered in those contests: