The first Saturday in May is upon us and that means it is time for the Kentucky Derby. A time when every casual sports fan acts like they are well versed wise guys as they enjoy the most exciting two minutes in sports and get buzzed on mint juleps. The Derby is like old school WWE, where anything can happen and often does as a favorite has not won since 2008.
So what’s the key to picking a winner? As a former avid horse player who used to study the forms like I was cramming for the S.A.T’s I say there isn’t any. I had better luck letting my dog pick the winner. So here are some unique strategies that I have used and won with that may assist you when laying down a bet this weekend.
The Endowment angle:
Some of you may know what it’s like to run as fast as you can with your junk flopping around like clothes in a dryer. To prevent that man created jock straps. However, the only jocks that horses have are the ones on their back. This strategy worked in 2003 when Funny Cide, who was a g...