2019 Kentucky Derby at a Glance

The preps, the points and the works are a thing of the past. It’s now a waiting game until the first Saturday in May when months of intense scrutiny will culminate with the 145th edition of the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve. There’s a highly logical favorite for Saturday’s $3 million race at Churchill Downs, which, if a startling trend continues, means the outcome is a forgone conclusion. An unprecedented six straight betting favorites have captured the run for the roses and Omaha Beach is poised to make it seven. It will not be easy, as his combined margin of victory in his last two starts was only a length and there are probably a dozen horses who are capable of staging an upset without any jaws dropping. Oh, and there’s a chance there could…

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