Kentucky Derby Betting begins by looking for the best horse in the field
This is pretty obvious but finding that horse is not always easy when you are looking at Kentucky Derby Odds. One thing that can help you in Kentucky Derby Betting is finding a horse that just blows you away.
Kentucky Derby Betting tells us that inexperienced horses almost never win the Derby. The Derby is a tough race that is usually won by a horse with a lot of talent. That horse has usually already won a big race and impressed gamblers that look at Kentucky Derby Odds. One Kentucky Derby Betting handicapping tip is to look for a horse that has had some excellent starts. For 2008 Kentucky Derby Betting, one of those horses will be Florida Derby winner Big Brown. “I have never been this excited about a horse before,” said jockey Kent Desormeaux. “Never, I wish the Kentucky Derby were tomorrow. He’s genuine, and he’s talented. He’s wow, with a capital W.”
Picking Kentucky Derby Betting winners has not always been easy throughout history but it can be done. One way that you can immediately eliminate horses from the large field of Kentucky Derby Betting contenders is to look at speed figures. The Daily Racing Form posts Speed Figures for every horse and you can look at these numbers and almost automatically start throwing horses out in Kentucky Derby Betting if they have not run top speed figures in the past, especially in Derby prep races over the past few months. At the same time you can immediately give serious consideration to a horse in Kentucky Derby Betting that has a big wow like Big Brown that Desormeaux mentioned. If a horse has run multiple races where he earned a speed figure of over 100 then he is a contender in Kentucky Derby Odds.
Kentucky Derby Betting is thought of by many gamblers as the most exciting time of the horse betting season. With a large field and exciting Kentucky Derby Odds, some good money can be made in Kentucky Derby Betting if you are fortunate enough to put together a winning exacta, trifecta or superfecta ticket.