2009 Kentucky Derby odds action is just weeks away and a wave of anticipation has swept the horse racing world.
With tentative odds posted for most of the Kentucky Derby betting horses fans have had a chance to mull over many of the potential winners. One horse that has got everyone talking is Pioneer of the Nile.
2009 Kentucky odds makers like this horse, and with good reason. Unanimously favored as a top five horse entering the race, Pioneer of the Nile could very easily come out of the race as the winner. On paper there is so much to like about this horse that it’s hard to consider him one of the odds on favorites to win the Kentucky Derby betting.
Sired by the former Kentucky Derby top contender Empire Maker, the favorite to win the 2003 Derby on one side, and Lord of War on the other, this horse has the blood lines and genetics to make some noise in the 2009 Kentucky Derby odds competition. Owners, Zayat Stables, have high hopes for this horse as evidenced by the hiring of legendary trainer Bob Baffert to guide him through the Derby gauntlet.
With Baffert in his corner the odds of this horse winning the 2009 Kentucky Derby odds greatly increase as the hall of fame trainer has three Derby titles under his belt. But what’s most impressive about this horse is his pedigree and more importantly his early results. When the 2009 Kentucky Derby competition gets underway he’ll yet to have turned 3-years old. So far as a two year old this horse has been tearing up the competition.
With four straight wins heading in the 2009 Kentucky Derby odds it’s tough to think Pioneer of the Nile won’t be among the race leaders on May 2nd. And it’s not as if he’s running junior circuits or county fairs in his 2009 Kentucky Derby odds preparation. He’s already won a G1 stakes race and most recently won the Santa Anita Derby on April fifth against a crowded field of 2009 Kentucky Derby odds hopefuls. He won by four furlongs and is well suited for a mile and quarter.
At 11:1 odds the 2009 Kentucky Derby odds are still attractive for this horse, which has a very legitimate shot at winning this race. The horse really has no real weakness and is coming off the best race of its career as it heads in the Derby. You have to like Pioneer of the Nile’s chances in the 2009 Kentucky Derby odds. Open an Account and start betting on Pioneer of the Nile at SBG Global!
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