Kentucky Derby betting odds for the 2009 Kentucky Derby will be on the board soon for the 135th running of the most exciting race of the year.
Saturday, May 2nd, 2009 is the day to mark for Kentucky Derby odds and keep in mind that the race can be seen on NBC television and starts after 6 PM Eastern Time.
Kentucky Derby betting odds will be exciting with a number of contenders having a chance to win. The prize pool for the 2009 Kentucky Derby is expected to be over $2 million dollars with more than $1.2 million going to the winner.
Kentucky Derby odds are probably the most followed of any horse racing odds during the year. Everyone looks to pick the winner in Kentucky Derby betting odds as the chase for the Triple Crown begins. Gamblers can choose to bet a wide variety of options in Kentucky Derby odds. Win, place and show options are available in Kentucky Derby odds as are exotic bets like the exacta, quinella, trifecta and superfecta. Since Kentucky Derby betting odds are so popular and since there is such a big field (20 horses) it is possible to win some big money betting Kentucky Derby odds. There are usually some big payoffs in the Kentucky Derby, especially if the favorite does not win the race. The past couple of Derby’s have seen the favorites do well but that is the exception in Kentucky Derby betting odds, not the rule. Overall, favorites have not done well historically in the Kentucky Derby.
In addition to the normal Kentucky Derby betting odds you can also tie the race into other races. The Kentucky Oaks-Kentucky Derby double is always a great way to wager on Kentucky Derby betting odds. The Oaks is held on Friday so if you hit that winner you have two days of great excitement. You may also choose to bet pick three’s, the pick four or the pick six and include Kentucky Derby betting odds. Usually the Derby is included in these multi-race exotic wagers. Everyone loves to include the Kentucky Derby in their multi-race wagers.
There are so many difference choices available to you with Kentucky Derby betting odds. Take a look at the contenders for this year’s race and put together a ticket that gives you the chance to hit the big score in Kentucky Derby betting odds.
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