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Easy Pickings

Updated: August 27, 2012, 8:33 PM ET
By Jay Cronley | Special to ESPN.com

Some kidding aside: Bad "expert" pickers continue to serve as a valuable handicapping tool.

And much of what is thought to be important in horse racing winds up inside quote marks, suggesting sarcasm, meaning it isn't important after all.

Take the Travers Stakes. Please. Take it and others like it to the bank.

This race was a classic example of the perils of being an "expert" picker. Picking the winner of a football game is hard, and that's only two teams. It's why during ...

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