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Kentucky Derby: Odds favor Curlin to win

In the first leg of The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing, the Kentucky Derby, we turn to the best analysts in the business - the bookmakers.

Kentucky Derby: Odds favor Curlin to winSo far for the famous 133rd May 5th race, Curlin seems to be the undisputed favorite, with 3/1 to win the race (betting odds by Bodog Horse Racing), followed by Street Sense with 6/1 and Circular Quay at 7/1. Nobiz Like Shobiz offer 8/1 betting odds and after that, all odds hit the double digits to one. The underdogs appear to be Reporting for Duty with odds 100/1, Storm in May at 80/1, and Sam P. with 60/1.

Curlin has won its last three races, winning the last one at Arkansas Derby (GII) on April 14th by a record margin. Robby Albarado will be riding Curlin for the Kentucky Derby, the trainer is Steve Asmussen. Owners of Curlin are Jess Jackson, Padua Stable, George Bolton & Midnight Cry Stable. Curlin is a local breed - Fares Farm Inc. (KY).

Street Sense is a 3-year-old thoroughbred, bred by James B. Tafel from Kentucky. Street Sence finished a tight second his last race at the Toyota Blue Grass (GI, 04/14/07), wining his 2 previous races (GIII and GI). The forty-year-old Calvin Borel will be the jockey of Street Sense, trainer is Carl Nafzger. Owner of Street Sense is James B. Tafel LLC.

Circular Quay is also 3 years old and the Puerto Rico native jockey John Velazquez will hold the reins in the 133rd edition of the Kentucky Derby. Circular Quay was bred and is owned by Michael & Doreen Tabor. Trainer is Todd Pletcher from Dallas, TX. Circular Quay finished 1st at the Louisiana Derby (GII) on March the 10th with a powerful run from the back. will continue its coverage of the famous Kentucky Derby and the other two races from the The Triple Crown of Thoroughbred Racing.

Note: Betting odds quoted are not live.


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