Kentucky Derby Updated Odds

2013 kentucky derby odds post positions orb verrazano

CHURCHILL DOWNS, KY (The Spread) - Oddsmakers have updated the odds to win the 2013 Kentucky Derby and two contenders remain favored.

According to oddsmakers from online sports book, both Orb and Verrazano are favored at 9/2 odds, respectively. Orb was a slight favorite on Friday morning but both contenders are drawing attention from bettors leading up to this evening's 6:24PM ET post time.

Revolutionary has the next best odds at 7/1 while Goldencents is 8/1 and Normandy Invasion is 9/1. Itsmyluckyday has similar odds at 10/1, Overanalyze is 14/1, and Java's War is 18/1. Some of the mid-range long shots include Vyjack at 20/1, Mylute at 25/1 and Lines of Battle at 25/1.

Continuing with the current odds, Will Take Charge, Palace Malice and Frac Daddy are 28/1, respectively, while Oxbow is 33/1. Charming Kitten is 40/1, and both Golden Soul and Falling Sky are 50/1 long shots, giving them the worst odds of any Kentucky Derby contender.

Contender Black Onyx was scratched and even though he was a long shot to win today, it's worth noting because he drew the rail on Wednesday. Now Oxbow has the "rail" position coming out of the No. 2 post, while Revolutionary will exit from the No. 3 post and Golden Soul will exit from the No. 4 post. Normandy Invasion drew the No. 5 post.

Here's the rest of the post positions for today's race: No. 6 Mylute; No. 7 Giant Finish; No. 9 Goldencents; No. 10 Palace Malice; No. 11 Lines of Battle; No. 12 Itsmyluckyday; No. 13 Falling Sky; No. 14 Verrazano; No. 15 Charming Kitten; No. 16 Orb; No. 17 Will Take Charge; No. 18 Frac Daddy; No. 19 Java's War; No. 20 Vyjack.

The 2013 Kentucky Derby will take place this evening at 6:24PM ET (Post Time) from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

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