Nyquist, Exaggerator Current Favourites To Win

Published on May 1st, 2016 3:15 am EST

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The Kentucky Derby logo - 2016 editionThe 2016 Kentucky Derby, which has been dubbed the "most exciting two minutes in sports", will be taking place on Saturday, May 7th.

This race, which started way back in 1875, will be run on a 1 1/4 mile dirt track. The Kentucky Derby, which is considered the most prestigious race in horse racing, will have a guaranteed purse of $2 million.

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There are no clear favourites to win this year's Kentucky Derby - four horses (Nyquist, Exaggerator, Mohaymen, Brodys Cause) are all considered to be solid bets to win this year.

Here are the current odds for the Kentucky Derby:

Nyquist, 5/1
Exaggerator, 6/1
Mohaymen, 8/1
Brodys Cause, 8/1
Destin, 12/1
Gun Runner, 10/1
Mor Spirit, 14/1
Creator, 14/1
Outwork, 20/1
Cupid, 20/1
Mo Tom, 16/1
My Man Sam, 25/1
Danzing Candy, 25/1
Lani, 25/1
Swipe, 33/1
Cherry Wine, 40/1
Gift Box, 40/1
Majesto, 25/1
Shagaf, 33/1
Suddenbreakingnews, 16/1
Whitmore, 25/1
Zulu, 40/1
Airoforce, 50/1
Cocked and Loaded, 50/1
Dazzling Gem, 50/1
Fellowship, 50/1
Smokey Image, 50/1
Toms Ready, 50/1
Trojan Nation, 50/1
Vorticity, 50/1
Adventist, 66/1
Collected, 66/1
Dazzling Jam, 66/1
Discreetness, 66/1
Greenpointcrusader, 66/1
Oscar Nominated, 66/1
Laoban, 66/1

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Victor Espinoza, who has won the last two Kentucky Derbys, will be riding Whitmore in this year's race. It should be noted that Whitmore is currently trading at 25/1, which might provide excellent value to all of the bettors out there.

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Who do you think will win this year's Kentucky Derby?

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