At the onset of the announcement of postponing the 2020 Kentucky Derby was a relief. Nobody is happy about the Run for the Roses not taking place on the first Saturday in May. But everyone is thrilled that Derby Day will be moved to Saturday, September 5. Specifically, the Kentucky Derby is the biggest horse race of the entire year. One way or another, it has to be held, even if delayed by four months. 1945 was the last time that the Kentucky Derby betting was postponed. World War II was the reason why.
2020 Kentucky Derby Futures Odds Still Being Offered
Most important of all 2020 Kentucky Derby odds are still being offered. You can get odds on a multitude of potential horses for Derby Day. Most Kentucky Derby prep races are also offering odds. Let’s examine the current favorites for the 2020 Kentucky Derby
2020 Kentucky Derby Odds:
Tiz the Law 6/1, Enforceable 25/1, Authentic 7/2, Ete Indien 18/1, Silver Prospector 33/1, Gouverneur Morris 25/1, Storm the Court 20/1, Nadal 15/2, Sole Volante 20/1, Independence Hall 25/1, Dennis Moment 33/1, Structor 33/1, Thousand Words 33/1, Maxfield 16/1, Basin 33/1, Charlatan 7/1, Honor AP 20/1, Mischievous Alex 10/1.
Tiz the Law
So far Tiz the Law has been one of the most impressive Kentucky Derby contenders for 2020. Barclay Tagg is the trainer for this colt that has $456,000 in earnings. February 1 saw Tiz the Law win the grade three Holy Bowl Stakes at Gulfstream Park. In turn the online betting payout was his second in three starts. Tiz the Law won the grade one Champagne Stakes at Belmont Park on October 5, 2019.
To begin with Authentic is listed as the top-ranked Kentucky Derby Betting prospect and has earned $300.000. Hall of Famer Bob Baffert trains this colt that has won all three of his career starts. Authentic is coming off a win at the grade two San Felipe Stakes on March 7. January 4 saw Authentic win the grade three Sham. Accordingly, both races were run at Santa Anita Park.
Trainer Patrick Biancone has led Ete Indien to $285,000 in career earnings. Above all Ete, Indian has been one of the most consistent contenders for the 2020 Kentucky Derby. In his last five starts he has three wins, one second-place finish and one poor run of eighth place. Last time out on February 29 was a win in the grade two Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream Park. February 1 was a second-place finish in the grade three Holy Bull Stakes at Gulfstream Park as well. Specifically, Ete Indian is a three-year-old colt.
Yet another impressive contender is a three-year colt named Nadal. Bob Baffert is a trainer which will add to the draw for considerable betting money. Nadal is three for three in wins and starts for his career with over $720,000 in winnings. March 14 was the last run for Nadal and a grade two win in the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn Park. Further, he won the grade two San Vicente at Santa Anita Park.
Encompassing the best of the best contenders is Mischievous Alex. John Servis trains this three-year-old colt who has won $308,410 for his career. On the whole Servis has this horse in great form with three consecutive wins. March 7 was a win at the grade three Gotham Stakes at Aqueduct.