Archives for April 13, 2018

Why Trainer Bob Baffert is again seeking Kentucky Derby success with Oaklawn Park Trip

Logo Oaklawn Park racingTrainer Bob Baffert and the Zayat family have been down this road before. For their Kentucky Derby-bound horses, a trip through Hot Springs, Ark., has become a favorite route from Los Angeles to Louisville. It worked for Triple Crown champion American Pharoah, who used the Arkansas Derby as a steppingstone to greatness. Now, they’re gambling that… [Read more…]

Future Book Odds for 2018 Kentucky Derby

Direct from Wynn Las Vegas – as of April 13, 2018. This is prior to tomorrow’s G1 Arkansas Derby and the G3 Lexington Stakes.

OPEN CURRENT
ARCHED FEATHER 300/1 500/1
AUDIBLE 200/1 8/1
BEAUTIFUL SHOT 150/1 200/1
BLENDED CITIZEN 225/1 175/1
BOLT D’ORO 40/1 8/1
BRAVAZO 200/1 50/1
COMBATANT 175/1 60/1
DREAM BABY DREAM 150/1 85/1
ENTICED 150/1 20/1
FIRENZE FIRE 75/1 75/1
FLAMEAWAY 100/1 35/1
FREE DROP BILLY 65/1 35/1
GIDU 150/1 100/1
GIVEMEAMINIT 250/1 300/1
GOOD MAGIC 100/1 7/1
GRACIDA 500/1 500/1
GREYVITOS 225/1 75/1
GRONKOWSKI 100/1 45/1
HOFBURG 200/1 35/1
JUSTIFY 300/1 5/2
LONE SAILOR 175/1 45/1
MACHISMO 200/1 225/1
MAGICALMEISTER 175/1 500/1
MAGNUM MOON 200/1 9/1
MENDELSSOHN 150/1 7/1
MY BOY JACK 150/1 45/1
NAVY ARMED GUARD 500/1 500/1
NOBLE INDY 125/1 16/1
PLAINSMAN 250/1 300/1
PONY UP 250/1 250/1
PROMISES FULFILLED 250/1 75/1
RERIDE 125/1 175/1
QUIP 125/1 30/1
RESTORING HOPE 200/1 85/1
RUNAWAY GHOST 50/1 40/1
SEVEN TRUMPETS 300/1 300/1
SNAPPER SINCLAIR 300/1 125/1
SOLOMINI 150/1 16/1
SPORTING CHANCE 45/1 300/1
TELEKINESIS 200/1 250/1
TENFOLD 100/1 85/1
VINO ROSSO 150/1 16/1

Record Pick-6 Jackpot at Laurel Park Today

A Maryland state record 20-cent Rainbow 6 jackpot carryover of $295,762.95 will greet bettors when live racing returns to Laurel Park Friday, April 13 with a nine-race program.

The popular multi-race wager went unsolved for the 28th consecutive program Sunday, when $129,183 was bet on top of a carryover of $254,426.59 from Saturday’s card. Multiple tickets were sold with all six winners, each worth $304.60.

The previous state record for the largest Pick 6 carryover was $275,322, reached heading into closing day of Pimlico Race Course’s spring meet on June 6, 2015. A mandatory payout that day produced multiple returns of $12,518.28.

In the Rainbow 6, the carryover jackpot is only paid out when there is a single unique ticket sold with all six winners. On days when there is no unique ticket, 60 percent of that day’s pool goes back to those bettors holding tickets with the most winners while 40 percent is carried over to the jackpot pool.

No single bettor has taken down Laurel’s Rainbow 6 since it was solved for a $5,896.30 payout on Feb. 4.

Friday’s Rainbow 6 covers Races 4-9, highlighted by a $35,000 entry-level allowance for Maryland-bred 3-year-olds and up going one mile in Race 7 and a $45,000 second-level optional claiming allowance for 3-year-olds and up at 5 ½ furlongs in Race 8.

There will also be a carryover of $2,404.11 in the $1 Super Hi-5 for Friday’s opener. First race post time is 1:10 p.m.