In the 2022 Belmont Stakes, 80-1 Kentucky Derby betting longshot Rich Strike will try to prove that his Louisville surprise was no fluke. However, he faces a talented cast of foes, including Wood […]
Bad Debt Looks Like a Good Thing in Millions Turf Preview
The $100,000 Millions Turf Preview Saturday, November 8 at Gulfstream West features a field of eight going a mile and one sixteenth on the grass a prep race for the Sunshine Millions Turf held in January.
Bad Debt is the 5/2 morning line favorite for trainer Michael Trombetta after a solid second place finish last out at Keeneland – a performance that earned a 94 Beyer Speed Figure. That effort was significant for two reasons: it was Bad Debt’s first start since August and his first start since being claimed for $62,000 by Trombetta. Bad Debt, a seven year-old gelding by Grand Reward, is the proverbial “old pro” with twelve wins, twelve seconds, and twelve thirds in 46 lifetime starts on the turf for earnings in excess of $700,000. Jockey Paco Lopez should find a comfortable stalking trip against this field aboard Bad Debt who is strictly the one to beat with a repeat of his average performance.
Filly takes on boys in tough spot
Filly E B Ryder is the 3/1 second choice for trainer Martin Wolfson after a disappointing seventh place finish in her last start – the Wasted Tears Stakes on September 27 at Gulfstream. E B Ryder has just one win in her last seven starts and figures to drift up from her morning line price for bettors interested in taking a stab.
Breitling Flyer overmatched at short odds
At 4/1 Breitling Flyer is another short-priced horse that looks overmatched against the favorite. The three year-old son of Ghostzapper is just two for fifteen lifetime and has not run fast enough to challenge the likes of Bad Debt.
The best three-year-old horses in the country will meet in the Kentucky Derby on May 1, 2021. Find out the best horses to bet, including live longshots, and find out the best sportsbooks where you can bet the Kentucky Derby online!
One of the most historic - and controversial - editions of the Kentucky Derby is in the books and the next leg of the US Triple Crown moves to Baltimore's Pimlico Race Course for the running of the Preakness Stakes. The 1 3/16 test over the Pimlico dirt track is drawing a wide-open field of three-year-old thoroughbreds gunning for the $1.5 million purse.