International Star Derby Preview
CHURCHILL DOWNS, KY (The Spread) - With loads of experience on his resume, will International Star surprise on Saturday when he runs in the Kentucky Derby?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book GT Bets, International Star is 18/1 to win the Kentucky Derby while American Pharoah is the current favorite at 9/4. Dortmund is also 9/2 while Carpe Diem is 7/1 and both Materiality and Mubtaahij are 12/1, respectively.
International Star is coming off a victory in the Grade 2 Louisiana Derby on March 28 and also picked up victories in the Grade 2 Risen Star on February 21 and the Grade 3 Lecomte on January 17.
His other stars came last year, as he finished fourth in the Grade 2 Kentucky Jockey Club on November 29 and ninth in the Grade 1 Breeders Cup Juvenile Turf. He also a victory in the Grade 3 Grey, and also placed second in the Grade 2 With Anticipation and the Rockville Centre as well.