The 2008 Kentucky Derby will be the 134th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs. Online Kentucky Derby betting will give fans around the world a chance to hit that big longshot. Let’s consider the biggest longshots in Kentucky Derby odds history.
Kentucky Derby odds show that the biggest longshot ever was Donerail in 1913. He was sent off at odds of almost 92 to 1 and paid $184.90 to win. That is the highest payout ever in Kentucky Derby odds. The second biggest longshot in Kentucky Derby odds was much more recent as Giacomo won in 2005 at odds of just over 50-1 and paid $102.60 to win in online Kentucky Derby betting. The third biggest longshot was Gallahadion in 1940 at odds of just over 35-1. He paid $72.40 to win. The fourth highest payoff was in 1999 with Charismatic. He went off at 31-1 in Kentucky Derby odds and paid $64.60 to win. He would have been the horse to finally win the Triple Crown but after winning the Preakness he broke his leg in the Belmont after leading in the stretch.
The fifth biggest longshot in Kentucky Derby odds history was Proud Clarion in 1967. He went off at Kentucky Derby odds of 30-1 and paid $62.20 to win. Exterminator won in 1918 at odds of just under 30-1 and paid $61.20 to win. Dark Star won in 1953 at Kentucky Derby odds of 25-1 and paid $51.80 to win. Dark Star didn’t even place in the Preakness and was retired after that race. Thunder Gulch won in online Kentucky Derby betting in 1995 at odds of almost 25-1 and paid $51.00 to win. Stone Street won in 1908 at odds of just under 24-1 and paid $49.40. Gato Del Sol won at odds of 21-1 in Kentucky Derby odds in 1982 and paid $44.40 to win.
Those are the top 10 longshots in Kentucky Derby odds history and what everyone that gets involved in online Kentucky Derby betting is looking for.