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Baffert Goes for Triple Crown for Fourth Time With American Pharoah

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has been down this road before, heading to Belmont Park with a chance of saddling a Triple Crown winner, with American Pharoah perhaps his best chance, currently the 5-6 betting favorite for the Belmont Stakes. Baffert’s first bid for the Triple Crown came with Silver Charm in 1997. The Read Full Story

Pletcher Takes on American Pharoah in Belmont Stakes With Trio

Trainer Todd Pletcher sat out the Preakness Stakes after going zero for three in the Kentucky Derby, but will come back with three runners in the Belmont Stakes hoping to derail the Triple Crown bid of American Pharoah. The Kentucky Derby and Preakness winner is the 10-11 betting favorite for the Belmont Stakes coming up Read Full Story

Baffert Has Strong One-Two Punch for Preakness Stakes

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has won the $1.5 million Preakness Stakes five times and has a strong one-two punch moving into Saturday’s second jewel of the Triple Crown. Baffert will saddle American Pharoah, winner of the Kentucky Derby and current betting favorite at 10-13. As a strong backup, the trainer will also saddle Read Full Story

American Pharoah Will Be Heavy Favorite on Preakness Odds

The Bob Baffert trained American Pharoah is used to playing the role of the betting favorite and will again in the Preakness Stakes (G1) on May 16 at Pimlico Race Course. The early Kentucky Derby favorite since last fall, the colt did not disappoint in the Run for the Roses, posting a one length hard Read Full Story

Kentucky Derby 2015 Morning Line Odds Update

The field for the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby was reduced to 18 on Saturday morning with the scratch of the Mike Maker trained International Star. The colt was coming into the race off three straight wins at Fair Grounds, taking the Louisiana Derby (G2) in his last outing. The 20/1 longshot is owned Read Full Story

American Pharoah Atop Betting Odds for Kentucky Derby

The imposing American Pharoah will head into his stall on Saturday afternoon as the betting favorite for the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby. The colt is currently the 13-5 betting favorite at the sportsbooks to win the Run for the Roses. A winner of four straight starts, the colt has been one of the Read Full Story

Kentucky Derby Props Arrive at the Online Sportsbooks

American Pharoah remains the clear favorite to capture the Garland of Roses at Saturday’s Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, with strong 13/5 odds at the sportsbooks. However, in addition to the fast-changing odds for this year’s field, dozens of prop bets are now available covering every aspect of the Kentucky Derby. In two of the Read Full Story

Kentucky Derby Top Contenders and Betting Picks

A field of 20 is likely for Saturday’s 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, and it appears to have one of the most wide open and talented fields we have seen in decades. While the betting favorite has won the last two editions, Orb ($12.80) in 2013 and the popular California Chrome Read Full Story

Top Five Contenders in Early Kentucky Derby Betting

The 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs is approaching, and it is a deep and talented crop of three-year-olds this year that will do battle in the two most exciting minutes in sports. Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has a strong one-two punch with American Pharoah and Dortmund, the top two Read Full Story

Baffert Has Strong Hand as Kentucky Derby Approaches

Hall of Fame trainer Bob Baffert has a strong one-two punch for the 141st running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2 with American Pharoah and Dortmund, who are currently the top two betting favorites. Baffert is no stranger to the winner’s circle at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday of May. Read Full Story

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