Winning Speeds at the Kentucky Derby

Description

Data set contains the year of the Kentucky Derby, the winning horse, the condition of the track and the average speed of the winner for years 1896–2011.

Usage

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Format

A data frame with 116 observations on the following 8 variables.

Year

year of Kentucky Derby

Winner

a character vector with the name of the winning horse

Starters

number of horses that started the race

NetToWinner

the net winnings of the winner, in U.S. dollars

Time

the winning time in seconds

Speed

the winning average speed, n miles per hour

Track

a factor indicating track condition with levels "Fast", "Good", "Dusty", "Slow", "Heavy", "Muddy", and "Sloppy"

Conditions

a factor with with 2 levels of track condition, with levels "Fast" and "Slow"

Source

Ramsey, F.L. and Schafer, D.W. (2013). The Statistical Sleuth: A Course in Methods of Data Analysis (3rd ed), Cengage Learning.

References

Kentucky Derby: Kentucky Derby Racing Results.

Examples

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