|Horse||Kristufek’s Odds*||DeRosa’s Odds**|
|Tiz the Law||8-5||3-2|
|Honor A. P.||9-2||12-1|
|Dr Post||20-1 (could defect)||–|
|Swiss Skydiver (f)||10-1 (KY Oaks)||–|
|Rushie||50-1 (Pat Day)||100-1|
|Storm the Court||50-1||40-1|
|Attachment Rate||50-1 (Pat Day)||60-1|
|Finnick the Fierce||50-1||100-1|
|Money Moves||30-1 (bypass)||60-1|
Above is a chart of current Kentucky Derby leaders in order of point totals. These runners are the most likely horses to earn a starting spot. Return here Derby week for the official morning line odds of the Kentucky Derby!
*Joe Kristufek has taken a look at the current top 20 Kentucky Derby points leaders and formulated a scenario of what the betting public will likely see as odds for each horse in the Run for the Roses. These odds total to 100 when added together, thus a realistic look at Derby contender odds potential.
**Ed DeRosa has taken the approach of fair line or fair value odds. With looking at each horse in early June’s top 20 leading Kentucky Derby point earners, Ed has applied odds of honest value. His expert opinion, in tandem with what the betting public should view each contender odds as, explains what each contender is worth or should be considered valued at as betting interests.
|Horse||Race||ML Odds||Final Odds|
|Dennis’ Moment||Iroquois S.||9-5||2-5|
|Eight Rings||American Pharoah S.||9-5||6-5|
|Tiz the Law||Champagne S.||5-2||7-5|
|Storm the Court||Breeders’ Cup Juvenile||20-1||45-1|
|Silver Prospector||Kentucky Jockey Club||8-1||7-1|
|Thousand Words||Los Alamitos Futurity||8-5||8-5|
|Independence Hall||Jerome S.||1-5||1-9|
|Thousand Words||Robert B. Lewis S.||4-5||3-5|
|Max Player||Withers S.||9-2||5-1|
|Tiz the Law||Holy Bull S.||3-5||6-5|
|Sole Volante||Sam F. Davis||8-1||5-1|
|Azul Coast||El Camino Real Derby||2-1||6-5|
|Modernist||Risen Star S. II||8-1||12-1|
|Mr. Monomoy||Risen Star S. I||6-1||7-1|
|Silver Prospector||Southwest S.||9-2||9-2|
|Ete Indien||Fountain of Youth S.||8-1||3-1|
|Mischevous Alex||Gotham S.||3-1||8-5|
|Authentic||San Felipe S.||6-5||6-5|
|King Guillermo||Tampa Bay Derby||15-1||49-1|
|Field Pass||Jeff Ruby Steaks||7-2||7-2|
|Wells Bayou||Louisiana Derby||8-1||3-1|
|Tiz the Law||Florida Derby||6-5||7-5|
|Charlatan||Arkansas Derby div. I||1-1||2-5|
|Nadal||Arkansas Derby div. II||5-2||4-5|
Often regarded as the fastest two minutes in sports, the Kentucky Derby is one of the most prized horse racing events. It is also a time where bourbon is a heavy favorite to drink, but I guess if you win a lot of money betting on horses, you can relax a little too.
Kentucky Derby hats are another icon of the event. Either way, the event is an American icon and has wonderful betting opportunities should you seek them out.
When making a strategy for the Kentucky Derby, it would help if you had some tips to get you going. As such, your strategy might differ from another person, but as long as you win bets, it does not matter.
The top tips for Kentucky Derby betting are:
When placing a bet online for the Kentucky Derby, you are going to need a sportsbook. You will need one that offers great payouts, convenient for you, and is one that you trust.
When placing a bet on a horse, it is actually quite easy to navigate through a sportsbook. Most of them will have a guideline like this:
This is a simplified version of the steps needed, but they will generally look like that. It gets more in-depth with the betting opportunities later down the road.
When looking up horses to bet on, you will see a lot of them with fractions next to their names. For example, let us look at the following:
Say you have those two horses in mind. Wild Stallion will pay out four times for every one time you wager on it. As for Angry Hoof, it will pay out 11 times for every two wagers you put on it.
There are more than just one way to bet on the Kentucky Derby than the traditional outright winner. If you are new to this, you might want to stick to a simple winner pick for now, but if you are ready, let us look at more options.
As you can see, there are multiple ways you can find a method to betting on the Kentucky Derby. As such, you can try to play around with your options once you have a strategy in mind.
If you enjoy watching the Kentucky Derby as much as you do betting on it, it is possible to get carried away and not pay attention to your money. One of the best tips to remember is to keep an eye on your money.
You do not want to bet the farm on a horse, but maybe just a little bit. You need to make sure the risks you take are ones that are comfortable for you and your money.
The event has been moved to Sept. 5, 2020. Usually, the event is held in May on the first Saturday every year. The event is still being held in Louisville, Ky., at Churchill Downs.
This is ultimately up to you and what type of bet you choose. As noted above, you have a plethora of options to select.
You can look up odds for certain horses and their payouts to determine if you think it is a good idea to spread the risk around instead of betting on one horse.
Usually, there are 20 different horses to choose from. So, you would have to narrow it down to a select few if you wanted to find the best ones to place your bets on.
Absolutely, the jockeys matter. They control the horse to some degree, and they have to know what they are doing. It would be a good idea to look up the history of the jockey also to see how they have done in the past.
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