"Improbable", "War of Will" Favoured To Win Pennsylvania Derby

Published on September 26th, 2019 10:32 am EST
Written By: Dave Manuel
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Odds for the upcoming Pennsylvania Derby - dirt track race.  Bet on it! The Pennsylvania Derby is one of the biggest non-Triple Crown races of the year in the United States, with a total purse that equals $1 million.

The Pennsylvania Derby is a Grade 1 race that is run on a 1.125 mile dirt track. The race is open to horses that are three years old.

The record for this race is held by "Bayern", who set the mark with a time of 1:46:96 in 2014. The greatest margin of victory, however, belongs to "Western Playboy", who won by a total of 17 lengths.

Last year's race was won by "McKinzie", who posted a time of 1:52.05. This was the second straight horse that won with the Mike Smith/Bob Baffert jockey/trainer duo, as "West Coast" won the year before.

The first running of this race was in 1979.


Let's take a look at the betting odds for this event, courtesy of Bet365:

Source: Bet365
Time Stamp: September 19th, 2019 10:28 am EST
Odds Subject to Change

Improbable, 2.62
War of Will, 3.00
Mr. Money, 3.75
Spun to Run, 10.00
Math Wizard, 26.00
Shanghai Superfly, 34.00


Improbable, which is owned by WinStar Farm LLC/China Horse Club International Ltd/SF Racing LLC, is being trained by Bob Baffert.

Over the past year, Improbable has won four races and placed in second in two others, which is why he is being tagged as the favourite to win.

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