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The Path to Triple Crown Glory Is Through a Horse’s Heart

Going trackside with the horse racing experts who use big data and intensive equine analysis to pick the winners long before they hit the starting gate.

By | June 10, 2016

Betting the ponies may be a game of chance, but the horses you see racing down the track at the Preakness, Belmont Stakes and Kentucky Derby didn’t get there by luck. For decades, people like Jeffrey Seder and Patrice Miller have spent countless hours measuring, weighing, analyzing and poring over mountains and mountains of physical data on thousands and thousands of wannabe thoroughbreds. In the end, only the ones with the right genes (and the right heart) make it to the big time.

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