With the 146th Kentucky Derby being postponed till September 5 due to the coronavirus pandemic, horse racing followers are being handled to a digital horse race that includes the previous 13 Triple Crown winners.
“The Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown” will comply with the published of the 2015 Kentucky Derby. The digital race will likely be utilizing information algorithms and historic handicapping details about every horse to find out the likelihood of every of their potential ending positions.
“For a lot of followers across the nation, the primary Saturday in Might has grow to be part of their household’s yearly traditions,” mentioned Kevin Flanery, president of Churchill Downs Racetrack. “Whereas we eagerly stay up for the 146th Kentucky Derby this 12 months on the primary Saturday in September, we are going to have fun the annual pleasure of our conventional date with our followers and group by providing methods for us to hitch collectively for an excellent trigger.”
It will put us one step nearer to ending the controversy on who the best thoroughbred of all time was and to see whether or not Secretariat, the seemingly favourite, comes out on high.
Secretariat gained the Triple Crown in 1973, and his victory at Belmont Stakes is taken into account some of the iconic moments in horse racing.
— to www.cnn.com