This years Run For The Roses looks to be a wide open affair. LOOKIN AT LUCKY at 6-1 odds was the highest parimutuel betting Favorite in the history of the race. It happened back in 2010, and we might be looking at a similar situation this year. That would be KD nirvana for the Daily Racing Blog, as we are always in search of Value.
Longtime Churchill Downs odds maker Mike Battaglia will set the Official Morning Line when KD Post Positions are drawn. Of course, the prices are based on a prediction of how the public will Wager, and that’s no simple task when working with a 20-horse field.
Here are the projected Morning Line Odds. They are subject to change prior to the drawing of Post Positions on April 30th.
|Early Kentucky Derby Odds|
|CODE OF HONOR||15-1|
|BY MY STANDARDS||20-1|
|WAR OF WILL||20-1|
|LONG RANGE TODDY||30-1|
|WIN WIN WIN||30-1|
|PLUS QUE PARFAIT||50-1|
The jockey assignments should be decided by the end of the week. So stop back to DRB to see which of the top riders will be aboard the Favorites.