Mindblown: a blog about philosophy.

  • KY Derby Winner Notes

  • Derby Humor…145th Edition

    For all my horse racing peeps, here’s some Cutting Humor, describing the Vekoma-coaster ride in handicapping this year’s Kentucky Derby. Locked away in the Haikal, not far from my Country House, with my epee (red pen), I attack the pps like a Master Fencer. It doesn’t take long to Tax my brain…and I find it…

  • Handicapping & Visualizing Aggregate Data

    When handicapping a race (or an entire card), one of the first things I do is create a custom report that aggregates some past performance (pp) data. I like a quick way to quantify certain aspects of a race. However, there are “issues” with using aggregate data…especially when averaging…but that’s beyond the scope of this…

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