Sidney's Candy Update

If there were one horse to overtake favorite Lookin at Lucky in this year’s Kentucky Derby, it might be Sidney’s Candy.

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Recent History:

Sidney’s Candy has an impressive 3-0 record this year, posting a G1 victory at the Santa Anita Derby on April 3 and two G2 wins (San Felipe and San Vicente) on March 13 and February 15, respectively.

Kentucky Derby 136 Odds:

Sidney’s Candy opened as a 15/1 long shot to win the 2010 Kentucky Derby, before his odds improved to 15/2 on Wednesday after the post positions were drawn. According to oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com, the 3-year-old is now 6/1 to win at Churchill Downs.

Post Position:

Sidney’s Candy will start out of the No. 20 post position, which has only produced two Kentucky Derby winners since 1900. That said, Big Brown won just two years ago out of the same post position.

Outlook:

Very good. We think Sidney’s Candy is a great value at 6/1 and has a legitimate shot at overtaking Lookin at Lucky on Saturday. The only problem is that this will be his first time on dirt, which is an issue. Still, he has beaten Lookin at Lucky this season and is coming off of three straight wins. He has also looked comfortable so far at Churchill Downs, which is a good sign given his unfamiliarity with dirt tracks. The bottom line is that we love his chances, although we know a lot of bettors will be scared off by his inexperience on dirt.

For a complete list of updated odds on all 20 of the 2010 Kentucky Derby contenders, see below. (Each horse is listed by their post position.)

2010 Kentucky Derby 136 Updated Odds - Saturday, May 1, 2010 - Churchill Downs

1 Lookin at Lucky 4/1

2 Icebox 10/1

3 Noble's Promise 18/1

4 Super Saver 12/1

5 Line of David 22/1

6 Stately Victor 22/1

7 American Lion 22/1

8 Deans Kitten 40/1

9 Make Music For Me 40/1

10 Paddy O'Prado 18/1

11 Devil May Care 12/1

12 Conveyance 16/1

13 Jackson Bend 14/1

14 Mission Impazible 16/1

15 Discreetly Mine 45/1

16 Awesome Act 10/1

17 Dublin 17/1

18 Backtalk 50/1

19 Homeboykris 45/1

20 Sidney’s Candy 6/1

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Posted: 5/1/10 5:00PM ET

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