04/30/2014 6:07PM

Watchmaker: California Chrome a no-nonsense pick


When it comes to the Kentucky Derby, every handicapper aspires to be the smartest guy in the room, and wants to pick the double-digit pari-mutuel winner no one else lands on. But for me, this Derby is a little different. My instincts tell me it’s best to not make handicapping this Derby any more difficult than it needs to be, and I’m going with California Chrome .