Can Categorical Features Be Used To Improve The Performance Of Horse Racing Models?

Background The  horse racing community has been using quantitative data  to develop betting algorithms for decades.  Indicators including horse bodyweight, age, and previous lap times are all utilized along with the domain specific Speed Index to predict future race outcomes. Our team was asked to answer a new question in horse racing: Can subjective data … Continue reading Can Categorical Features Be Used To Improve The Performance Of Horse Racing Models?