Method: Scatterplots

Methods: Scatterplots, Smoothing,
Topics: Sports,
Datafile Name: Belmont Stakes

The Belmont Stakes horse race is the final jewel in the "Triple Crown" of horseracing. It is the oldest and the longest of the three triple crown races. The data give the winners, the length of the race (which has varied from 1.125 miles to 1.625 miles before settling down on the curren...

Methods: Scatterplots, Smoothing,
Datafile Name: Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Derby horse race has been run since 1875.

Horses were getting faster for a while, but speeds appear to have leveled off. 

Secretariat's time in 1973 is still the record.

A scatterplot of Time by year reveals that the length of the race changed i...

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