Hold Me Back Odds

The 135th running of the Kentucky Derby takes place this Saturday, May 2 and one of the relative unknown thoroughbreds is Hold Me Back, who is a 15/1 long shot to win.

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Hold Me Back has run just twice this year, with a first place finish at the Lane’s End race at Turfway Park on March 21, and a second place finish at the Blue Grass at Keeneland on February 11.

Before those two races, Hold Me Back has been a little inconsistent. He finished first at the Maiden Special Weight at Arlington Park on September 14 of last year, and first at the Allowance at Keeneland on October 9 of 2008. But despite those first place showings, he finished fifth on November 29 of 2008 at the Remsen race at Aqueduct.

Oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.COM have made I Want Revenge a 3/1 favorite to win the 135th running of the Kentucky Derby. In comparison, Hold Me Back is a 15/1 long shot, which puts his odds even with Desert Party, who is also 15/1. Dunkirk and Pioneerof the Nile each have 4/1 odds to win, while Frisean Fire is 5/1.

The 2009 Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday, May 2 at Churchill Downs racetrack in Louisville, Kentucky. Below are the complete odds for this year’s event, as well as other Kentucky Derby articles that we’ve put together.

Kentucky Derby 135 Odds – 2009 Kentucky Derby Odds - May 2, 2009 – Churchill Downs

West Side Bernie 30/1

Musket Man 20/1

Mr. Hot Stuff 30/1

Advice 30/1

Hold Me Back 15/1

Frisean Fire 5/1

Papa Clem 20/1

Mine That Bird 50/1

Join In The Dance 50/1

Regal Ransom 25/1

Chocolate Candy 20/1

General Quarters 20/1

I Want Revenge 3/1

Atomic Rain 50/1

Dunkirk 4/1

Pioneerof the Nile 4/1

Summer Bird 50/1

Nowhere to Hide 50/1

Desert Party 15/1

Flying Private 50/1

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Kentucky Derby Betting Articles

Kentucky Derby 135 Odds: Pioneerof The Nile 6/1 Favorite to Win in 2009

Kentucky Derby 135 Odds: At 13/2 Oddsmakers Give Friesan Fire Outside Shot

Kentucky Derby 135 Odds: Dunkirk 9/2 Favorite and Growing Shorter Each Day

Kentucky Derby 135 Odds: Chocolate Candy Middle of The Road at 14/1

Kentucky Derby 135 Odds: I Want Revenge Heavy Favorite at 5/2 Odds to Win

Kentucky Derby 135 Odds: Experienced General Quarters 20/1 Long Shot

Kentucky Derby 135 Odds: Desert Party 20/1 Intriguing Long Shot

2009 Kentucky Derby Start Time, Odds, TV Viewing Guide & Facts

Odds to Win the 2009 Kentucky Derby – 135 Kentucky Derby Odds May 2, 2009

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