Kentucky Derby Future Pool 1 set for Thanksgiving weekend

Bet on KY DerbyIt is Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool time! Many a Kentucky Derby Tours participants have done well with this wager. Fans will have the opportunity to wager on contenders for next spring’s 143rd running of the Kentucky Derby at odds that could be far more attractive than those available on the day of America’s greatest race starting at noon (all time EST) on Thursday, Nov. 24, through the close of the four-day pool on at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Nov. 27. Betting will be available at Churchill Downs, racetracks and satellite wagering facilities throughout North America, and via and other online wagering platforms.

The Kentucky Derby Future Wager, which was created in 1999, offers $2 minimum win wagering on 24 betting interests – the 23 individual horses and the Mutuel Field, which includes all 3-year-old Thoroughbreds other than the individual wagering interests in a respective pool. Each pool also offers $2 exacta wagering on the 24 wagering interests, with the latter also available in $1 minimum increments in boxes and other multiple number configurations.

Winning payouts in the win and exacta wagering in Pool 1 will be determined by the odds that are in place at Sunday’s conclusion of wagering. The 2017 Kentucky Derby will be run at Churchill Downs on Saturday, May 6.

The opening pool of the 2017 Derby Future Wager is concurrent with the Kentucky Derby Sire Wager, which is being conducted for the second year by Churchill Downs. The bet which provides bettors with a unique opportunity to wager on select breeding stars and their entire crop of juveniles with the hope of winning next year’s Kentucky Derby. THAT is why the sires are listed after the wagering interest.

PLEASE NOTE – Wagering has been suspended on #16 Not This Time – Not This Time, winner of the Iroquois at Churchill Downs in September, has been retired to Taylor Made Stud after suffering a soft tissue injury to his right front leg. The defection of Not This Time (#16) leaves the Pool 1 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager with 23 wagering interests that features 22 individuals and the Mutuel Field (#24), or “All Others,” interest that includes all other foals from the 2014 crop.

Good Luck everyone!

2017 Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 1 with Sires listed for each horse
Thursday, November 24-Sunday November 27
# Wagering Interest Sire Trainer Morning Line Odds
1 Beach Bum, Arch, Bob Baffert 15-1
2 Classic Empire, Pioneerof the Nile, Mark Casse 8-1
3 Fact Finding, The Factor, Todd Pletcher 20-1
4 Gormley, Malibu Moon, John Shirreffs 20-1
5 Gunnevera, Dialed In, Antonio Sano 15-1
6 Hemsworth, Bernardini, Tom Albertrani 30-1
7 Hookup, Union Rags, David Cannizzo 50-1
8 Irish War Cry, Curlin, Graham Motion 50-1
9 Just Move On, Street Boss, Patrick Byrne 20-1
10 Klimt, Quality Road, Bob Baffert 15-1
11 Lookin At Lee, Lookin At Lucky, Steve Asmussen 30-1
12 Mastery, Candy Ride (ARG), Bob Baffert 12-1
13 McCraken, Ghostzapper, Ian Wilkes 15-1
14 Mo Town, Uncle Mo, Anthony Dutrow 30-1
15 No Dozing, Union Rags, Arnaud Delacour 50-1
16 Not This Time, Giant’s Causeway, Dale Romans SUSPENDED
17 Practical Joke, Into Mischief, Chad Brown 15-1
18 Running Mate, Creative Cause, Larry Jones 50-1
19 Saint’s Fan, Tale of Ekati, Dallas Stewart 50-1
20 Syndergaard, Majesticperfection, Todd Pletcher 15-1
21 Takaful, Bernardini, Kiaran McLaughlin 30-1
22 Uncontested, Tiz Wonderful, Wayne Catalano 30-1
23 Wild Shot, Trappe Shot, Rusty Arnold 50-1
24 Mutuel Field (All Others) 5-2
Morning Line Odds by Mike Battaglia