“The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports” will stir up horse racing fans once again with the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday at Churchill Downs.
Bodemeister and Union Rags are, as of Tuesday morning, the co-favorites to win the first race in the Triple Crown at 9-2 odds, followed closely by Gemologist at 7-1 and Dullahan at 8-1. The longest shot is Optimizer at 100-1. Trainer Larry Jones pulled Mark Valeski from the Derby on Tuesday morning, according to ESPN, which opened up a spot for Optimizer.
Calvin Borel, perhaps the most famous jockey in horse racing, will ride Take Charge Indy, listed at 16-1.
Twenty horses are scheduled to run.
Here is the full list of horses from the official Kentucky Derby website, with odds from kentuckyderby.info. Be sure to vote in our poll and let us know your pick for this year’s race. Feel free to comment below with the reason for your pick.
Creative Cause 11-1
Daddy Long Legs 30-1
Daddy Nose Best 15-1
Done Talking 50-1
El Padrino 16-1
I’ll Have Another 15-1
Rousing Sermon 40-1
Take Charge Indy 16-1
Union Rags 9-2
Went The Day Well 18-1