Kentucky Derby betting odds on Hold Me Back will be attractive as the horse tried to win the 2009 Kentucky Derby.
Kentucky Derby odds on Hold Me Back should be about 20-1. Kentucky Derby betting facts tell us that Hold Me Back does have some factors in his favor. Last year’s Kentucky Derby betting winning jockey Kent Desormeaux will be on board.
The horse also has Hall of Fame trainer Bill Mott. The question with Hold Me Back in Kentucky Derby betting is whether or not the horse likes the dirt. “He was smooth and handled the track very well,” Mott said. “He looked good over it. The main thing I was pleased about is that Kent felt he was handling it well. We would like to have a good firm racetrack on Derby day, which generally you have. He has trained well on dirt, and we are still optimistic he can handle the dirt.”
Hold Me Back has been very good on Polytrack but how he races on dirt is a big question mark. That is one reason he has double-digit Kentucky Derby odds. This will be just the third start of the year for Hold Me Back and he could be a horse that improves in Kentucky Derby betting. He is the son of Giant’s Causeway and he looks to be peaking at the right time. His one try on the dirt was a bad finish in the Remsen but many Kentucky for Kentucky Derby odds. Kentucky Derby betting experts are throwing that race out since he may have needed it for experience.
Closing horses can do well if the pace is right in Kentucky Derby betting. Hold Me Back will be coming from the back of the pack and with Desormeaux in the irons he has a shot to cash big in Kentucky Derby odds. He won’t be in single digit Kentucky Derby betting odds which is good news for bettors. The two favorites in Kentucky Derby betting are likely to be I Want Revenge and Pioneerof the Nile. The value won’t be with those two horses though in Kentucky Derby betting. It might be with a horse like Hold Me Back with a Hall of Fame jockey and a Hall of Fame trainer. You might want to throw Hold Me Back into some of your exotics in 2009 Kentucky Derby betting.
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