The 2019 Kentucky Derby is right around the corner, and horse racing fans are starting to place their future bets.
Horse racing fans live for this time of year, and with all the excitement surrounding this years event, it is hard not to get caught up in the action. Last year we saw Justify take home the Triple Crown after a stunning first-place finish at the Preakness Stakes, Belmont Stakes, and the Kentucky Derby.
The Video below shows Justify winning the Preakness Stakes in the pouring down rain.
This year is sure to be different as Justify will not race, however, there are some favorites to win the 2019 Kentucky Derby.
A lot of industry insiders are high on Omaha Beach. Omaha Beach’s trainers Bob Baffert and Richard Mandella are happy that their horse will not have to race next to the rail. On Tuesday, the Omaha Beach team drew post 12 for the race. Oddsmakers have successfully picked the last 6 Derby winners. Other favorites include Roadster, Improbable, Game Winner, and Win Win Win.
The Kentucky Derby will be broadcast on May 4th, 2019 on the NBC network. Viewers can also tune in and stream the race live on NBCSports.
Below you will see the odds for the top 3 finishes.
Odds To Win The 2019 Kentucky Derby – Top 3 Finishes
The Following odds for the 2019 Kentuck Derby are posted online at Bovada’s sportsbook. You can also find multiple props and future betting lines.
Omaha Beach -115
Game Winner +150
Maximum Security +300
Code Of Honor +400
War Of Will +450
Win Win Win +450
By My Standards +500
Cutting Humor +800
Long Range Toddy +1000
Plus Que Parfait +1000
Country House +1200
Gray Magician +1500
Master Fencer +1500
Horse racing has taken place at Church Hill Downs for over 140 years. The first Kentucky Derby race was in 1875. The winning horse and rider received a payout of $2,850. Today the prize purse is $2,000,000 USD.