The 144th Kentucky Derby will be run on May 5, 2018 at a distance of 1 ¼ miles at Churchill Downs. The Derby has a maximum field of twenty horses, this year the Derby should be a full field of 3-year- old males hoping for the garland of roses to be wrapped around their shoulders plus the winner’s share of the $2,000,000 purse.
The 144th Kentucky Leader Board is led by Magnum Moon, who is undefeated in his 2 starts this year. Magnum Moon posted a wire-to-wire victory in the Arkansas Derby on April 14 at Oaklawn. Second on the Points Leader Board is Good Magic who is 2-for-4 lifetime, with an impressive win of the Blue Grass Stakes on April 7,2018 at Keenland. However, the Vegas Oddsmakers have selected Justify, 3/1, as the horse to beat in the Derby. Justify is 4- for- 4 lifetime, his latest was the Santa Anita Debry on April 7.
Listed below in alphabetical order is the current field for the Derby, which consist of the horses that have enough points to run in the 144 Kentucky Derby, and their current odds to win the Derby. We also added Combatant to our list since if a horse drops out of the Derby this will give Combatant a chance to run. We will update the odds every Monday morning. On May 3 the Morning Line odds for the 144 Kentucky Derby will be posted.
144th Kentucky Derby Odds as of April 16, 2018
|Horse||Vegas Odds as of April 16|
|Combatant – Also Eligible||30/1|
|Free Drop Billy||25/1|
|My Boy Jack||18/1|
If you need daily odds update, we recommend going to Twinspires for Derby odds and updates.