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2009 Kentucky Derby odds: I Want Revenge scratched, latest odds

Amazing news coming out of the 2009 Kentucky Derby - the odds-on favorite contender I Want Revenge has been scratched from the race and bettors who took the favorite contender in the Kentucky Derby today need to recheck the betting odds. After I Want Revenge trainer Jeff Mullins discovered a hot spot on the horse's left front ankle, the owner of the colt has taken the 3-year-old out of the 2009 Kentucky Derby, although X-rays did not show any damage. I Want Revenge was the favorite with every bookmaker, he was listed with 3/1 odds to win the 2009 Kentucky Derby at the popular online sportsbook Bodog Sports.

 Following the exit of I Want Revenge, people are sure to start looking for the latest 2009 Kentucky Derby odds. We checked immediately with Bodog Sports to see what changes have been made to the betting odds on the Run for the Roses today. According to the odds maker, the only people that should worry about I Want Revenge being scratched from the Derby are those betting on the colt to win this afternoon. There is absolutely no change in the Kentucky Derby odds on the rest of the top contenders, although keep in mind that by late afternoon those odds are bound to change, considering all people who bet on I Want Revenge will have to find a new horse to place their wagers on.

 At this time the 2009 Kentucky Derby odds on the other top contenders are as follows. Dunkirk (Jockey E. Prado) and Pioneer of the Nile (Jockey G. Gomez) are both sharing favorite status now, listed with 4/1 odds to win the Kentucky Derby race today. Friesan Fire (Jockey G. Saez) is holding on to 5/1 odds to win the Derby. The next in line following the exit of I Want Revenge are Desert Party and Hold Me Back, both sharing long odds 15/1 to win the 2009 Kentucky Derby. Fro those wagering on I Want Revenge - now it's time to place your new bets, before the odds have changed. As mentioned earlier, we expect the 2009 Kentucky Derby odds to start fluctuating wildly as people hear the news about I Want Revenge and begin looking for their next top choice to substitute the once-favorite colt. Stay with us for the latest odds and news from the 2009 Kentucky Derby.

 Published on 05/02/2009

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