2019 Kentucky Derby Contenders and Odds (145th Annual “Run for the Roses”) from expert horse racing handicapper Marco D’Angelo: Direct from Las Vegas, Kelly Stewart and Marco D’Angelo look at Derby contender Vekoma (Post Position 6 – Morning Line Odds 20-1) and give their predictions and picks on his chances in the 145th annual Kentucky Derby horse race scheduled to take place on Saturday, May 4, 2019 from Churchill Downs in Louisville, KY.
Kentucky Derby Fun Facts and Betting Trends:
► The Kentucky Derby is horse race for three-year-old Thoroughbreds at a distance of 1 1⁄4 miles and has been run at Churchill Downs racetrack since 1875.
► Six jockeys have won the Kentucky Derby in back-to-back years. This was last accomplished by Victor Espinoza who rode California Chrome and American Pharoah to victory in 2014 and 2015 respectively. This year Mike Smith will ride Omaha Beach in the race after winning with Justify last year.
► The largest win payout occurred in 1913 when Donerail won and a $2 win wager paid a staggering $184.90.
► The great Secretariat ran the fastest Kentucky Derby ever in 1973. His time was 1:59.40.
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