Last year, as many will recall, the Derby was won by a major long shot named Mine That Bird. Bettors who put their faith in that underdog were rewarded with a 50-1 payout. This year could be a similar circumstance, as Eskendereya, the largely favored horse, was scratched earlier this week with a leg injury. This means the Derby is anyone’s to win and the odds are reflecting that.
“Hype over the 2010 Kentucky Derby race is the most we’ve ever experienced, and with the odds the way they are, the winning bettors will likely be getting more than the average payout”, said Reed Richards, spokesman for BetUS.com Online Racebook, comparing this year’s betting frenzy to “when the local lottery has a bigger prize than normal and everyone lines up around the block to play.”
Those interested in betting on the race are encouraged to research the entries by going to the Kentucky Derby Betting portal at the BetUS locker room. There, horse handicapping experts weigh-in with their picks and predictions. On the other hand, a little...Read more here or see the site now