Many of our predictors were able to anticipate the event's surprises. An impressive 18 users correctly predicted 12 out of 13 races, scoring 93%: CCFILM, Deb0113, JonathanNunes, FedericoLuca, Coopster4, AndrewCunningham, WalkerSayen, Alan_Harris, JohnJohn, EdreiAlvarez, gatorfan, ChenheGuo, KyprosKyprianou, MichaelVazquez, RowanPilgrim, trebor76, JuanSalvador, and Gold Derby contributor Zach Laws.
They greatly outperformed our editors, who were led by Marcus Dixon and David Schnelwar with 10 out of 13 correct predictions (77%). Chris Beachum and Daniel Montgomery followed with nine out of 13 (70%). Darrin Dortch correctly picked eight winners (62%). Robert Licuria picked six (47%).
Our top-scoring expert, Susan Wloszczyna (USA Today), matched our top editors with 10 out of 13 correct predictions (77%).
Gold Derby's Tom O'Neil and Paul Sheehan followed with eight correct predictions (62%).