HORSE RACING HANDICAPPING NEWS
Kentucky Derby Futures: Dortmund and American Pharoah are the early favorites to win the 2015 Kentucky Derby. Each horse is listed with odds of about 8-1 at the online sportsbook and it just so happens that both horses are trained by Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert. Because all horses have to qualify for the Kentucky Derby, the odds are high because no horse is guaranteed to run in the big race. There are 16 horses listed with Kentucky Derby betting odds between 8-1 and 25-1.Let’s look at the top two horses and Kentucky Derby odds.
Breeders’ Cup Odds: The 2014 Breeders’ Cup concludes on Saturday with the $5 million dollar Breeders’ Cup Classic. It is expected to be a battle between the unbeaten Shared Belief, Kentucky Derby winner California Chrome, Preakness winner Tonalist and Bayern. Shared Belief is the 9-5 morning line favorite with California Chrome the second choice with odds of 4-1. If any of those four horses win the race they will likely take Horse of the Year honors.Here is a look at the race and Breeders’ Cup predictions.