Stay Thirsty Updated Odds

stay thirsty kentucky derby 2011 updated odds

(The Spread) – The closer we get to Saturday’s post time, Stay Thirsty’s odds of winning the Kentucky Derby continue to increase.

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Oddsmakers from online sports book currently list Stay Thirsty’s odds to win the 2011 Kentucky Derby at +1500. Those are a stark contrast from his odds on Monday, which stood at +3000. (Stay Thirsty’s odds were also +2500 when the post positions were drawn on Wednesday.)

It’s interesting that Stay Thirsty’s odds have improved throughout the week, because he did not fair well in his last outing. At the Florida Derby (Grade 1) on April 3, he finished seventh behind (among others) Kentucky Derby favorite Dialed In. Stay Thirsty did win his only other race of the year, however, finishing first at the Gotham (Grade 3) on March 5.

Stay Thirsty also received a great draw on Wednesday when the post positions for the Kentucky Derby were announced. He’ll be coming out of the No. 4 post today, which has produced 11 Derby winners since 1900. Only the rail and the No. 5 post (which have each produced 12 wins apiece) have won more times.

Observers believe that Stay Thirsty’s effort at the Florida Derby was not a good representation of how he should run on Saturday at the Kentucky Derby. Bettors can probably expect a better effort, although will he finish in the money? That, of course, is the question.

2011 Kentucky Derby 137 Odds to Win – Who will win the Kentucky Derby?

Animal Kingdom +2400

Archarcharch +1200

Brilliant Speed +2200

Comma to the Top +3700

Decisive Moment +3500

Derby Kitten +3200

Dialed In +450

Master Of Hounds +1800

Midnight Interlude +1200

Mucho Macho Man +750

Nehro +1000

Pants On Fire +650

Santiva +3000

Shackleford +2200

Soldat +1400

Stay Thirsty +1500

Twice The Appeal +900

Twinspired +2500

Watch Me Go +2800

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