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 Position Horse Jockey Odds
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
7 Girvin Mike Smith 15/1
8 Hence Florent Geroux 15/1
9 Irap Mario Gutierrez 20/1
10 Gunnevera Javier Castellano 15/1
11 Battle Of Midway Flavien Prat 30/1
12 Sonneteer Kent Desormeaux 50/1
13 J Boys Echo Robby Albarado 20/1
14 Classic Empire Julien Leparoux 4/1
15 McCraken Brian Hernandez Jr. 5/1
16 Tapwrit Jose Ortiz 20/1
17 Irish War Cry Rajiv Maragh 6/1
18 Gormley Victor Espinoza 15/1
19 Practical Joke Joel Rosario 20/1
20 Patch Tyler Gaffalione 30/1
Also Eligible Royal Mo Gary Stevens 20/1
Also Eligible Master Plan  John Velazquez 50/1


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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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