Orb leads the field at Churchill Downs as the favorite in the 139th Kentucky Derby.
At the No.16 post position, the horse has been given 7/2 betting odds to win the first leg of the Triple Crown. Coming behind Orb are Verrazano at 4/1 and Goldencents at 5/1.
There are many more potential bets for the race, other than just predicting the winner. Gamblers can wager on numerous prop bets for Saturday’s event
Below are 10 prop bets for the 2013 Kentucky Derby from the online betting Web site Bovada.
How many lengths will the winner win by?
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More than or equal to one length (-250)
Less than one length (+170)
Over 202.00 (-130)
Under 202.00 (-110)
Will Secretariat’s record time of 159.40 be broken?
Winning horses leads wire to wire?
Winning jockey’s first name starts with?
Letter J (-110)
Any other name (-130)
Will a Todd Pletcher trained horse finish last?
Will there be an inquiry?
Where will the winning horse start?
Gate 1-10 (+120)
Gate 11-120 (-160)
Winning horse’s saddlecloth number will be?
Will Rick Pitino be mentioned by the announcers from start of race until all horses cross the Finish Line?