Today we will be recapping the road to the 2017 Kentucky Derby and a special preview of our winning picks and current Kentucky Derby online betting odds for the 143rd running of the first leg of the Triple Crown.
The Kentucky Derby is the Super Bowl of horse racing. This beloved American race will put the top 20 three year old thoroughbreds against each other for a 2 million dollar purse. Let’s look at some of the races horses have won to qualify for the Kentucky Derby in 2017.
Florida Derby: Always Dreaming
Horse racist analysts believe that Always Dreaming has the form to win the Kentucky Derby. His impressive win in the Florida Derby has earned him a spot many horse bettors wagering slips in the Kentucky Derby.
Arkansas Derby: Classic Empire
Many horse racing analysts thought that Classic Empire was beginning to taper off in terms of speed and tenacity. Classic Empire struck back against his critics by impressively winning the Arkansas Derby. Could Classic Empire win the Kentucky Derby? Currently, oddsmakers have the horse listed at 5/2 betting odds online which leads all other horses.
Wood Memorial: Irish War Cry
If you think Irish War Cry will win the Kentucky Derby, you might be rewarded with a lucrative 13/2 payout. Irish War Cry is definitely a horse you’d want to include in your trifectas and superfectas. This is a horse that can certainly go the distance and win Kentucky Derby 143.
There you have it folks, are picks for which horses are likely to win, place, and show for the 143rd Kentucky Derby.