Kentucky Derby Betting Preview

Horse Racing 5/7/16 Kentucky Derby Betting Preview & Odds

With post time for the 2016 Kentucky Derby rapidly approaching at 6:34PM ET, here's a betting preview ahead of the first leg of horse racing's Triple Crown.

General Information

This will be the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby and the race is scheduled for 6:34PM ET. The race, which will take place at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, will be broadcast in the United States on the NBC television network.

The Odds

Nyquist is the favorite at 3/1 odds according to oddsmakers from online sports book BetDSI. Exaggerator has the next-best odds at 8/1, while Mohaymen, Gun Runner and Creator are all 10/1, respectively.

Bet Today's Kentucky Derby

Mor Spirit is 12/1 to win, Destin, Danzing Candy and Outwork have 15/1 odds, respectively, and Shagaf, Whitmore, My Man Sam, Mo Tom and Suddenbreakingnews are all 20/1, respectively.

While Lani, Tom's Ready and Majesto are all 30/1, respectively, the long shots are Trojan Nation and Oscar Nominated at 50/1.

Kentucky Derby Betting Previews: Brody's Cause | Creator | Danzing Candy | Destin | Exaggerator | Gun Runner | Lani | Majesto | Mohaymen | Mor Spirit | Mo Tom | My Man Sam |Nyquist | Oscar Nominated | Outwork | Shagaf | Suddenbreakingnews | Tom's Ready | Trojan Nation | Whitmore | Kentucky Derby Start Time & Viewing Guide

Post Positions

1) Trojan Nation 2) Suddenbreakingnews 3) Creator 4) Mo Tom 5) Gun Runner 6) My Man Sam 7) Oscar Nominated 8) Lani 9) Destin 10) Whitmore 11) Exaggerator 12) Tom's Ready 13) Nyquist 14) Mohaymen 15) Outwork 16) Shagaf 17) Mor Spirit 18) Majesto 19) Brody's Cause 20) Danzing Candy


The weather at Churchill Downs will be mostly dry but there is a chance of showers by the time of the Kentucky Derby. Scattered showers could form in the late afternoon as the cold front approaches the region, so make sure you hold off on any wagers until you're sure what the track will be.

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