Southwest Betting: Baffert Looking to Continue Domination in Hot Springs

A field of ten will line up in Monday’s Grade 3 $300,000 Southwest at Oaklawn Park, the first of three Kentucky Derby preps held at the Hot Springs, Ar. racetrack, and hall of fame trainer Bob Baffert will seek to continue his dominance, sending out the talented Super Ninety Nine. Last year’s Southwest was split […]

Road to the Kentucky Derby Television Coverage

The NBC Sports Group announced it will televise six key prep races for the 2013 Kentucky Derby this spring, as well as a 30-minute special previewing the Triple Crown season during the last two Saturdays in March and the first two Saturdays in April. The Road to the Kentucky Derby series starts with a 30-minute […]

Final Odds for Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1

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Pool 1 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager closed on Sunday evening and to no surprise “All Others” is the favorite at 8-5, making it 15 years in a row that the mutual field was favored by future bettors. “All Others” consists of all three-year-olds other than the 23 individual horses listed. The pool closed […]

Derby Preps Overshadowed by Talented Verrazano

There were three Kentucky Derby prep races on Saturday and we saw a couple of outstanding performances, but it was a first level optional claimer that created the most buzz. Trainer Todd Pletcher sent out maiden winner Verrazano to take on winners for the first time going a one-turn mile at Gulfstream Park in the […]

2013 Kentucky Derby Future Odds

Bodemeister winning the Arkansas Derby

There are more than seven months to go before the first Saturday of May rolls around, but it is not too early to get a future wager in for the 2013 Kentucky Derby, which will be run for the 139th time on Saturday May 4 at Churchill Downs. The 2013 Kentucky Derby Future Odds have […]

Kentucky Derby Recap: I’ll Have Another Scores, Will Face Big Field in Baltimore

I'll Have Another winning the Kentucky Derby

Reddam Racing LLC’s I’ll Have Another hopped on a plane on Monday afternoon headed to Baltimore, and by evening was relaxing in the stakes barn at Pimlico as the lone three-year-old with a chance of winning the Triple Crown after his upset win in Saturday’s 138th running of the $1 million Kentucky Derby (G1). This […]

Kentucky Derby Betting – Horse Match-ups

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Many of you may not know that it’s not just about win, place and show pari-mutual betting or exoxtic wagers such as exacta, trifecta and superfecta when betting the Kentucky Derby.. If you sign up for an online wagering account at an online race book such as Bovada Race Book you can place wagers on […]

Kentucky Derby Betting: GPS Needed to Find Path to Derby

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A couple of decades ago it seemed handicapping and betting the Kentucky Derby (G1) was pretty darn easy. We looked for a three-year-old that had a solid foundation as a juvenile, had three or four starts as a three-year-old including the last prep a mere three weeks before the first Saturday in May, had the […]

Kentucky Derby Week Television Coverage

The 138th running of the Kentucky Derby (G1) is Saturday, and the NBC Sports group will have it covered, with 14 ½ hours of coverage beginning on Wednesday on the NBC Sports Network, with the Run for the Roses broadcast live on NBC on Saturday. The Derby and Oaks coverage will feature co-hosts Bob Costas, […]

Kentucky Derby Wagering – Derby Payoffs

For horseplayers nothing beats betting and cashing a bet on the Kentucky Derby, which will be run this year on Saturday, May 5 at historic Churchill Downs. With a 20-horse field, this year’s running is one of the more wide open races we have seen in years, and the betting favorite may end up approaching […]