American Pharoah vs. Carpe Diem
CHURCHILL DOWNS, KY (The Spread) – Will American Pharoah finish ahead of Carpe Diem in tonight’s Kentucky Derby?
According to oddsmakers from online sports book Bovada.lv, American Pharoah is a 2/5 favorite to finish ahead of Carpe Diem, who is 39/20 to finish ahead of American Pharoah. These are specific head-to-head prop odds, so only these two contenders are involved in these odds.
American Pharoah is also a 3/1 favorite to win the Kentucky Derby over the rest of the field, while Carpe Diem is 7/1. Only American Pharoah and Dortmund (17/4) have better odds to win at Churchill Downs this evening than Carpe Diem.
American Pharoah won the Arkansas Derby back in April and also took first in the Grade 2 Rebel on March 14, the Grade 1 FrontRunner in September of last year and the Grade 1 Del Mar Futurity on September 3 of 2014. Carpe Diem, meanwhile, is coming off a win in the Grade 1 Blue Grass Stakes and won the Grade 2 Tampa Bay Derby as well.