2017 Kentucky Derby Results
For the fifth straight year, the betting favorite won the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby. Always Dreaming started out quickly. Positioning himself nicely along the rail while tracking down the leader at the 3/4 pole. Driving towards the finish line in the mud by 2-3/4 lengths for the impressive victory.
As previously predicted, this race shaped up to be a profitable one as noted below with the final results. Looking at Lee who finished second went off at 33-1 while Battle of Midway went off at 40-1.
Now the attention turns to the second leg of the Triple Crown which is the 142nd running of the Preakness Stakes this Saturday, May, 20th at Pimlico Race Course in Baltimore, MD.
Taking another run at Always Dreaming will be Looking at Lee, Classic Empire, Gunnevera and Hence. The entire field for the Preakness Stakes will be confirmed Wednesday, May, 17th.
Kentucky Derby Contenders are Picked
All indications point to a wide open “Run For The Roses” this Saturday, May, 6th for the 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby which could live up to “The Most Exciting Two Minutes In Sports”
With the current favorite Classic Empire going off at 4/1 odds, this should be a good time to play exotic wagers (Exacta, Trifecta, Superfecta). As well as Daily Doubles and Multiple Race wagering (Pick 3,4,5,6) which could result in large payouts.
Here are the contenders and the odds for each horse morning lines as of 5/3/17.
|1||Looking At Lee||Corey Lanerie||20/1|
|2||Thunder Snow||Christophe Soumillon||20/1|
|3||Fast And Accurate||Channing Hill||50/1|
|4||Untrapped||Ricardo Santana Jr.||30/1|
|5||Always Dreaming||John Velazquez||5/1|
|6||State Of Honor||Jose Lezcano||30/1|
|11||Battle Of Midway||Flavien Prat||30/1|
|13||J Boys Echo||Robby Albarado||20/1|
|14||Classic Empire||Julien Leparoux||4/1|
|15||McCraken||Brian Hernandez Jr.||5/1|
|17||Irish War Cry||Rajiv Maragh||6/1|
|19||Practical Joke||Joel Rosario||20/1|
|Also Eligible||Royal Mo||Gary Stevens||20/1|
|Also Eligible||Master Plan||John Velazquez||50/1|
There are many great contenders this year it really is any one’s races. This would be a great time to try your knowledge and luck on wagering on one of these beautiful horses.
With the odd probably being high at the start of the gate you really could earn some great profits. There is a great chance that a long shot could shock the racing world this year.
Weather may or may not play a factor in the race. The local forecast for Louisville, KY has a chance of rain, check out the forecast before you place your bets.
Who is your favorite Kentucky Derby Contender and why?
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