How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast: Pedigree Handicapping the Kentucky Derby

April 25th, 2019

The most common question when handicapping the Kentucky Derby after "Who do you like" is "Can he get the distance?"

A horse's pedigree is often used to help identify horses with a potential ability for 1 1/4 miles on dirt, but it can provide many other clues to a horse's demeanor and aptitude for the demanding classic race.

David M. Miller joins Ed DeRosa on's How To Bet Horse Racing Podcast to discuss how his use of pedigree has evolved over the years and some variables he considered when handicapping this year's Derby field.

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