The final Kentucky Derby future pool opens on April 1st and closes on the April 3rd. This is the last chance to wager on the Kentucky Derby until the opening of betting in May. While handicappers will not get to look at runs in the G1 Santa Anita Derby, G1 Blue Grass Stakes, or others they will get a chance to review the two monsters this weekend before the pools close.
The major Grade 1 preps are finally here and they include this weekend’s G1 Florida Derby which includes to 2016 Kentucky Derby early favorites in Mohaymen and Nyquist. At 7/2, Mohaymen is listed as the solid futures choice favorite and Nyquist comes in at 8-1. That alone brings credence to the Florida Derby is Nyquist can show solid and win the mile and an eighth test.
Below is the list of future bets available including the “field,” which applies to any horse not listed. Remember, there have been cases of horse not listed being the eventual winner of the Kentucky Derby and the field play is 10-1, which is a pretty square price. Add the information below to your data pools and remember, if you plan on placing a future wager you need to do so by 6 PM on Sunday.
|12||Matt King Coal||50/1|
|24||All Others (Field)||10/1|