Kentucky Derby: A contest with lightly raced colts, varied odds
Kentucky Derby: A contest with lightly raced colts, varied odds
Photos: The 2018 Kentucky Derby
06 May, 2018, 00:01
This will be his toughest test yet, not only because he will be asked to run a mile and a quarter for the first time, but also because of the supposed "Curse of Apollo", which relates to the fact not a single horse has won the Kentucky Derby without having raced at least once as a 2-year-old since Apollo, in 1882.
Arkansas Derby victor Magnum Moon is one of four horses to be saddled by Todd Pletcher, who won last year's Derby with Always Dreaming.
Mendelssohn has the least amount of time on the Churchill Downs dirt than any horse in the field.
History says Kentucky Derby favorite Justify and his white-haired trainer Bob Baffert can't win the 144 Run for the Roses Saturday, but who wants to bet on history? Adults who watched the Kentucky Derby previous year were more likely to make a trip to a casino, put money in a slot machine or play table games like blackjack, craps, poker and roulette. There are four live races Thursday, including The Longines Kentucky Oaks race for female horses.
Europe's best performance dates back to 1986, when Bold Arrangement finished second to Ferdinand, despite a 36-hour quarantine period in NY followed by an 18-hour van journey to Kentucky. "Even though he's vocal and cries out and calls to other horses, he's not coltish and doesn't draw or show". Meanwhile, in living rooms and off-track betting offices around the world, people are placing their bets and gathering around their televisions-but will they be able to watch the race? "We've had Bodemeister, and we've had Curlin who ran second and third and ran well, but we've never had two horses like Magnum Moon and Justify not run a race at 2".
Kentucky Derby results will be posted immediately following the race.
Justify, who started racing as a three-year-old, is the current favorite to win Saturday's race after triumphing in three contests, including the Santa Anita Derby in April.
Derby City woke up to rain on Saturday. "They are a lot more lightly raced (now)".
You have to have a cable provider login or be a subscriber to take advantage of the live streaming options, though.
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