The Kentucky Derby doesn’t have a horse as a consensus pick for the first time in several years. Many experts believe a few entrants could win the leg that is first of Triple Crown, Saturday.
Though Classic Empire is the favorite at 4-1, experts believe a few other horses could capture Saturday’s Kentucky Derby.
Classic Empire has the lowest odds at 4-1, but two other horses, Always Dreaming and McCraken have reached 5-1 and it couldn’t surprise many if just one was victorious. Irish War Cry is right behind them at 6-1.
‘It’s as wide open as we’ve seen in a long time,’ Trainer Dale Romans told the Las vegas, nevada Sun. ‘You’re going to possess some odds that are big whoever the favorite is. It could possibly be any horse this race. We don’t think this actually means it’s a group that is bad of, I think it’s a level number of horses.’
Favorite for the Reason
With precipitation in the forecast, Classic Empire has a plus according to chances makers as the horse won his maiden race for a sloppy track. There wasn’t allowed to be large amount of rain, but sufficient to make the track heavy and keep the pace slow.
The 3-year-old also has an impressive past performance that made him the top choose. He won the Arkansas Derby in April and took two Breeders Cup competitions in October and November.
One note that is interesting however, Irish War Cry defeated the most notable pick when the two met in February. He sh