The best Kentucky Derby Betting Online Sportsbooks
The top online sportsbook for Kentucky Derby betting lines if you are an American citizen, is the excellent and trustworthy Bovada Sportsbook.
All other nationalities should join the superb Bet365 Bookmaker.
About the Kentucky Derby
Churchill Downs is the home of the showpiece event, the most famous horse race in America.
It is run on the first Saturday in May and forms the first leg of the US Triple Crown.
Kentucky Derby betting is below.
Kentucky Derby Betting 2013
Today's Kentucky Derby betting odds 2013 with Bovada Racebook are:
11/2 Orb, 6/1 Verrazano, 13/2 Goldencents, 15/2 Revolutionary, 9/1 Normandy Invasion, 10/1 Itsmyluckyday, 16/1 Overanalyze, Mylute, 20/1 Javas War, Frac Daddy, 25/1 Vyjack, 28/1 Lines Of Battle, Palace Malice, 33/1 Will Take Charge, Oxbow, Charming Kitten, 40/1 Golden Soul, 50/1 Falling Sky, Giant Finish.
All runners quoted; 19 runners
Race Time: 6.24pm ET, Today, Saturday, May 4
Note: American clients should join Bovada Racebook. All other nationalities, including UK residents, should bet with the excellent Bet365 Online Bookmaker. The 2013 Kentucky Derby is on Saturday May 4.
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Borel is on for Kentucky Derby betting four-timer
Calvin Borel has made the Kentucky Derby betting his own in recent years, winning three of the last six runnings of the run for the roses. And if you are wagering that it is just because Borel has chanced upon the best horses, well you would simply be wrong.
The rides on 2007 hero Street Sense, the first of his winning trio, and Mine That Bird (2009) proved how courageous Borel is. He had the courage to lie well off blistering paces and allow all the other jockeys to post suicidal fractions.
Once their horses were spent forces, Borel cut through them all. Not only that, he always hugs the inside rail, earning him the nickname of 'Bo-rail!' In 2010 it was Super Saver's turn to get the Borel inside run treatment. It gave Todd Pletcher his first triumph as a trainer in the Kentucky Derby betting. Pletcher was merely stating the obvious when announcing that nobody can ride Churchill Downs quite like Borel.
In 2009, Mine That Bird was an unfancied 50/1 outsider and while the horse was proven no mug, he was proven no true champion by subsequent events. It was Borel alone who won that race with extreme hold-up tactics and a paint-scraping run round the inner.
Borel is not the only rider with great stats in the big race. Kent Desormeaux is certainly worth a mention as he too has won three. He bids to follow up his victories in 1998, 2000 and most lately with Big Brown in 2008. Kent was also third in 2012 on Dullahan. After a battle with alcoholism Kent is back but he has failed to secure a ride in the 2013 run for the roses.
It is clear that the undisputed king of the jocks at Churchill Downs has to be Borel. This year he gets the mount on Louisiana Derby victor Revolutionary, so get that wager on. After all, in the Kentucky Derby betting, there's no one quite like Calvin.
Best online sportsbooks for Kentucky Derby betting for USA clients
No.1: Bovada Sportsbook (all USA players except from New York, Washington, Maryland & Utah states. From there? See below)
No.2: BetOnline (accepts ALL American states)
No.4: JustBet Sportsbook
Best online bookies for Kentucky Derby betting for non-USA clients:
(These top online bookmakers are best for UK and all non-Americans):
No.1: Bet365 Bookmaker
Another great website to check out the online sportsbooks that accept US clients is at www.sportsbooks.tv.