If you ride enough you’ll “see it all”, you’ll develop a “spider-sense” and be able to predict the future.
New guys get dropped more, crash more, flat more, break their gear more, generally have a tougher time.
Old guys seem to sail right on by.
Swap old with experience and it’s the same result.
A young 30-year-old with 15 years of riding under his bibs easily outwits the 45-year-old business sage newby on the local ride.
Given equal fitness, experience will nearly always come out on top.
Want better vision, faster? Ride often, read books, watch video, get a mentor.