Kentucky Derby Odds Could Shake Up After Weekend Preps

With just over a month before the Kentucky Derby there are just seven major points races left, and most of the top contenders will be in action over the next two weeks.

On Saturday the $1 million Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park, the $750,000 Louisiana Derby (G2) and the $2 million UAE Derby (G2) at Meydan Racecourse in Dubai will offer up 100-40-20-10 points to the top four finishers.

Baffert Duo Share Top Honors as Early Kentucky Derby Favorites

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert, a three-time winner of the Kentucky Derby, now has the top two early betting favorites for this spring’s Run for the Roses in odds released this week by Bodog.

The undefeated Dortmund saw his price drop from 12-1 last week to 8-1 this week after an impressive victory in the San Felipe (G2) at Santa Anita. The colt remained undefeated, perfect in five career starts.



Welcome to Kentucky Derby Odds


It’s the biggest horse race of the year and betting on the Kentucky Derby has become one of those ‘must-wager’ events of the year for even casual horse fans. So finding the best Kentucky Derby odds on the field of 20 top thoroughbreds has become an important search each May.

That’s where comes into play – as the source for morning line odds and future betting lines on the Run For The Roses. The best online racebooks offering the best Kentucky Derby odds will be featured here, along with handicapping tips, general horse wagering tutorials and links to cool Kentucky Derby contests.

When there is a Canadian horse (like longshot Mine That Bird who won the 2009 Derby) or Canadian owners and trainers involved, we’ll give the Canadian context. More importantly, we’ll keep tabs on the latest props and odds from the best online racebooks, ensuring your search for Kentucky Derby odds each May is simple.

Check out the list of early Kentucky Derby contenders for the running of the Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports, run on the First Saturday in May.