Road to Derby Makes Stop at Tampa, Santa Anita

The Road to the Kentucky Derby goes through Tampa Bay Downs and Santa Anita on Saturday with a pair of points races, with the winner of each race virtually assured a starting spot in the gate on the first Saturday of May for the Run for the Roses.

The $350,000 Tampa Bay Derby (G2) drew a field of 10 led by the Todd Pletcher trained Surfing U S A, who is the 3-1 morning line favorite and currently listed at a generous 75-1 in Derby future wagering at Bovada.

Derby Hopefuls Line up in Risen Star, Fountain of Youth

With just over two months to go before the Kentucky Derby, the racing for three-year-olds is heating up and there are two major Derby preps on tap on Saturday, with the winner of each race virtually assured a starting spot in the gate in Louisville on the first Saturday of May.

The $400,000 Risen Star at Fair Grounds and the $400,000 Fountain of Youth (G2) at Gulfstream Park offer 50-20-10-5 points to the top four finishers as part of the Road to the Kentucky Derby series of races.



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.