Who Offers the Best Value in Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 4?

Improbable winning the Los Alamitos Futurity (gr. I) - © Benoit Photo The fourth and final 2019 Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool will open for wagering on Friday, April 5, providing bettors with one last opportunity to lock in a nice price on overlooked Derby contenders before the race is run four weeks from now. But here’s the thing—three major prep races are scheduled to be run on April 6, one day before the pool closes, so swings [...]

Four Fillies to Consider in the Kentucky Oaks Future Wager Pool

The Twin Spires at Churchill Downs - Coady Photography The annual Kentucky Oaks Future Wager Pool opens for action this weekend, with 23 individual fillies plus an “all others” option available for bettors to consider. The Kentucky Oaks at Churchill Downs is just two months away, but the potential field for the race remains in flux. That’s why it’s tough to consider playing the morning line favorites when there’s no guarantee that they’ll be among the favorites (or [...]

Four 50-1 Shots to Consider in Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3

Anothertwistafate winning the El Camino Real Derby - © Vassar Photography/Shane Micheli Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 3 will be open for betting this weekend, just in time for a massive Saturday of racing that includes four Road to the Kentucky Derby prep races. Heralded youngsters like Game Winner, Improbable, and Instagrand are among the favorites on the morning line, but if you’re like many bettors and want to lock in a big price on a horse with [...]

2019 Kentucky Derby Sire Future Wager Pool: Who Offers the Best Value?

Will Take Charge (far left) charging to the wire in the 2013 Breeders' Cup Classic (gr. I) - Photo by © Breeders' Cup/Todd Buchanan 2013 If you’re planning to play Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1 this weekend—and let’s face it, if you’re a Derby fan, how can you skip it?—you might also want to take a look at the lesser-known Kentucky Derby Sire Future Wager Pool that will be available this weekend only, closing at approximately 6:30 [...]

2019 Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1: Three Longshots to Consider

Roadster winning his debut at Del Mar - © Benoit Photo On a busy weekend with two Kentucky Derby prep races in the United States and Japan, bettors will have an opportunity to lock in early value on some of the top Derby contenders thanks to Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1. This special wagering opportunity (which opens Thursday and runs through approximately 6:30 p.m. Eastern on Sunday) offers Derby fans a chance to get a bet down [...]

Latest Kentucky Derby Preps Impact Future Pool 4

A glimpse at the final odds for the Kentucky Derby Future Pool 4 reveals how much the latest round of prep races had on the wagering public and perhaps gave some indication about what horse players can expect in regards to odds on the first Saturday in May. In the first Derby prep of the weekend, Mubtaahij delivered a powerful performance while capturing the Grade II, $2 million UAE Derby at Meydan Race Course in Dubai by eight lengths in [...]