2017 Kentucky Derby

2017 Kentucky Derby Results

Always Dreaming 2017 Kentucky Derby Winner

Always Dreaming / Jockey – John Velazquez / Trainer – Todd Pletcher

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.

2017 Kentucky Derby Results

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.


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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.


Post PositionHorseJockeyOdds
1Looking At LeeCorey Lanerie20/1
2Thunder SnowChristophe Soumillon20/1
3Fast And AccurateChanning Hill50/1
4UntrappedRicardo Santana Jr.30/1
5Always DreamingJohn Velazquez5/1
6State Of HonorJose Lezcano30/1
7GirvinMike Smith15/1
8HenceFlorent Geroux15/1
9IrapMario Gutierrez20/1
10GunneveraJavier Castellano15/1
11Battle Of MidwayFlavien Prat30/1
12SonneteerKent Desormeaux50/1
13J Boys EchoRobby Albarado20/1
14Classic EmpireJulien Leparoux4/1
15McCrakenBrian Hernandez Jr.5/1
16TapwritJose Ortiz20/1
17Irish War CryRajiv Maragh6/1
18GormleyVictor Espinoza15/1
19Practical JokeJoel Rosario20/1
20PatchTyler Gaffalione30/1
Also EligibleRoyal MoGary Stevens20/1
Also EligibleMaster Plan John Velazquez50/1


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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.

If you can’t make it to Louisville, Kentucky this year you can always place your wagers Online with a well know secure service.

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.

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