Chance of predicting the out come of a race like the Grand National?

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What is the chance of predicting the out come of a race like the Grand National?
 

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What IS the Grand National?
 
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Depends on how specific you want the results. If there are 20 horses and you want to predict who won, and there are 20 horses, your odds are 20:1 (assuming no knowledge of the horses skills, your choice is essentially random). If you want 1 and 2, your odds are 20*19= 380:1
 
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Uh oh, is Wolram planning to do some gambling?
 
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yes, i want to put a pony on a horse :smile:
 
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yes, i want to put a pony on a horse :smile:

Jocks are lighter.
 

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