By Jasen Mangrum
When formulating my bets for the Kentucky Derby, I focus on the horse that I think has the best shot to hit the board, wheel him in all 3 spots, and select another 2 or 3 runners of which 1 of them has to hit the board …
It’s time; Kentucky Derby 145 is upon us! In this preview of his superfecta bet, Tony Bada Bing presents two potential pace scenarios heading into the all important Churchill Downs clubhouse turn on Derby Day. Of course, there’s a couple of superfecta bets …
The Kentucky Derby (G1) is always full of betting opportunities that offer great value. Longshots who are peaking at the right time can spice up exotics. To find a huge score, you must find the right angle to capitalize on, whether it would be with the betting-favorite or with an outsider
Does the Kentucky Derby post position draw matter? Absolutely. See who Tony Bada Bing thinks came out on the plus side of the draw and which horses will have much more to overcome on Saturday in the Run for the Roses. Watch the second of three handicapping...
Here is a quick guide to the 2019 Kentucky Derby in the form of the old fashioned graded entries with the horses in the order of the morning line odds from the favorite Omaha Beach to the longest shot in the race. Each runner is listed with post position, trainer and jockey, and a brief comment
In the lastest edition of Drink, Place, and Show, Tony Bada Bing prepares for his annual Kentucky Derby superfecta bets. It’s time to toss half the field from consideration. Among those horses on the toss list are three contenders that won 100-point races.
Don’t look now, but the 2019 crop of 3-year-olds is not exclusive territory of those set to run in the Kentucky Derby. There will be some nice horses lying in wait ready to take on the best from Louisville when they make the trip to Pimlico two weeks later for the Preakness Stakes.
Omaha Beach got the number one spot in the Top 10 with only one more point than Roadster. Jockey Mike Smith announced that he would ride the Richard Mandella trainee in the Derby and in doing so likely stamped the son of War Front as the favorite on the first Saturday in May.
Oaklawn Park hosts the final Grade 1 Kentucky Derby prep, the $1 million Arkansas Derby, on Saturday. Not only will the final spots for a chance to win a blanket of roses be determined with both first and second place finishers assuring themselves a shot, but of course there’s also a late pick 5 to play.
In this version of Drink, Place, and Show, Tony Bada Bing takes a shot at Keeneland’s All Stakes Pick 5 on Saturday that features the Blue Grass Stakes. Tony says, “the sequence features long odds and large fields.” It’s an action packed 5 minutes and maybe Saturday’s the day to cash a big ticket together.