The Kentucky Derby is the most famous horse race in the world and the first Saturday of May is the best time for horse racing gamblers. Let’s take a look at some of the leading contenders for this year’s race.
Kentucky Derby Odds will show anywhere from 15 to 20 horses trying to win the first race of the Triple Crown. Saturday, May 3rd, 2008 will bring together the best young horses in the world and give gamblers excellent Kentucky Derby Odds. Two of the leading Kentucky Derby Odds contenders this year are Pyro trained by Steve Asmussen and War Pass trained by Nick Zito. Both trainers also have other Kentucky Derby Odds contenders. Zito has Anak Nakal and Cool Coal Man, while Asmussen has Z Fortune and Kodiak Kowboy. One of the leading trainers in Kentucky Derby Odds every year is Todd Pletcher. His two contenders in Kentucky Derby Odds are Cowboy Cal and Atoned.
Many gamblers that look at Kentucky Derby Betting focus on the Dosage Index to determine whether or not a horse can make the distance of the Kentucky Derby. Of the leading Kentucky Derby Odds contenders, Big Truck trained by Barclay Tagg has the lowest Dosage Index at 1.40. Big Brown trained by Richard Dutrow Jr. is next at 1.67. A couple of leading Kentucky Derby Odds contenders that have high Dosage Index numbers are War Pass and Anak Nakal as both of their numbers are over 4. That could be a big negative for Kentucky Derby Betting gamblers looking at either of these two horses.
Kentucky Derby Odds provide gamblers with the chance to make good money simply for the fact so many horses are in the field. Gamblers looking at Kentucky Derby Betting will see leading contenders with Kentucky Derby Odds of 10-1 or more. It is very easy to put together an exacta or trifecta with leading contenders and have it pay off in the hundreds or thousands of dollars. That is what makes Kentucky Derby Betting so exciting and why many gamblers look forward to the Kentucky Derby every year.