Discreetly Mine Update

Grade II winner Discreetly Mine will look to parlay his success at the Risen Star on Saturday, when he tries to overcome long odds to win the 2010 Kentucky Derby.

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Recent History:

Discreetly Mine lost to fellow Kentucky Derby contender Mission Impazible on March 27 at the Louisiana Derby, when he finished fourth. However, Discreetly Mine did win the Risen Star on February 20, finishing with a time of 1:44.88.

Kentucky Derby 136 Odds:

Discreetly Mine was just 12/1 when the opening odds for the 2010 Kentucky Derby were released, but then his rose to 30/1 on Wednesday when the post positions were drawn. Now, according to oddsmakers from online sports book SPORTSBETTING.com, Discreetly Mine is a 45/1 long shot to win on Saturday.

Post Position:

Discreetly Mine will come out of the No. 15 post position, which isn’t too bad of a draw compared to other starting spots. Since 1900, three contenders have won out of the No. 15 position, which aren’t a lot but considering the No. 17 and No. 19 posts have never produced a winner, No. 15 doesn’t look too bad.

Outlook:

If this were the Preakness Stakes, we’d probably like Discreetly Mine’s odds a little better than we do for the Kentucky Derby. He likes to lead or press rather than rally, is a true sprinter and his top Beyer is just a 92. That said, his finish at the Risen Star is encouraging and despite his fourth place finish at the Louisiana Derby, he finished within two lengths of the winner.

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 8:00AM ET

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