Derby Future Wager: ‘All Others’ 6-5 Favorite, Bolt D’Oro Closes At 7-1

With the Kentucky Derby still 23 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of “All Other 3-Year-Olds” closed as the 6-5 favorite in Pool 1 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) and the Sentient Jet Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (Grade I) runner-up Bolt d’Oro was the 7-1 second choice.

Other horses that attracted the most interest from bettors were Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner Good Magic (11-1), the Bob Baffert-trained maiden winner McKinzie (12-1) and the Todd Pletcher-trained debut winner Montauk (17-1).

Horses in order of favoritism (Pool 1 Odds and $2 Win Will Pays): #24 “All Other 3-Year-Olds (6-5, $4.40), #2 Bolt d’Oro (7-1, $17), #10 Good Magic (11-1, $24.80), #14 McKinzie (12-1, $27), #16 Montauk (17-1, $37.60), #19 Solomini (22-1, $46.40), #17 Principe Guilherme (27-1, $57.40), #6 Enticed (29-1, $60.60), #1 Avery Island (29-1, $60.80), #23 Untamed Domain (29-1, $61), #15 Mendelssohn (31-1, $65), #8 Free Drop Billy (33-1, $68.60), #4 Dak Attack (37-1, $76), #22 Tiz Mischief (40-1, $82.40), #3Copper Bullet (45-1, $92.60), #13 Mask (47-1, $97.40), #7 Firenze Fire (49-1, $100.40), #20 Sporting Chance (56-1, $114.40), #5 Engage (56-1, $151.60), #18 Quip (65-1, $133.80), #9 Givemeaminit (70-1, $142), #21 Talent Scout (81-1, $165), #11 Gotta Go (91-1, $185.40) and #12 Lone Sailor (99-1, $202.60).

Total handle for the Nov. 23-26 KDFW pool – the first of four scheduled wagering pools in advance of the 144th running of the $2 million Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI) on Saturday, May 5 – was $250,259 ($177,103 in the Win pool and $75,156 in Exactas, which was a 12.8% increase over last year’s $221,801 ($162,870 in the Win pool and $58,931 in Exactas).

Inaugurated in 1999, the Kentucky Derby Future Wager has been offered for a 20th consecutive year, but this marks only the fifth time that Churchill Downs has hosted a KDFW pool in November on closing weekend of its Fall Meet.

This year’s early Derby betting menu also included the Kentucky Derby Sire Future Wager, which, for the third consecutive year, provided 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.

“All Other Sires” and Medaglia d’Oro, the sire of Bolt d’Oro, Montauk and Saturday’s Kentucky Jockey Club (GII) winner Enticed, closed as co 5-1 favorites. Curlin, the sire of Good Magic and Breeders’ Cup Juvenile runner-up Solomini, was close behind at 6-1.

Sires in order of favoritism (Pool 1 $2 Win Will Pays): #24 “All Other Sires” (5-1, $13.80), #10 Medaglia d’Oro (5-1, $13.80), #4 Curlin (6-1, $14), #18 Tapit (8-1, $18.20), #17 Street Sense (11-1, $24), #8 Into Mischief (16-1, $35.80), #13 Pioneerof the Nile (18-1, $38.40), #2 Bodemeister (24-1, $50.20), #20 Uncle Mo (24-1, $51.60), #15 Scat Daddy (26-1, $54.80), #22 Violence (27-1, $56.20), #6 Ghostzapper (27-1, $57), #21 Union Rags (28-1, $58.40), #9 Malibu Moon (28-1, $59.80), #3 Candy Ride-ARG (29-1, $60.20), #14 Quality Road (35-1, $72.60), #5 Distorted Humor (35-1, $73.40), #1 Bernardini (36-1, $74), #19 Tiznow (37-1, $76.60), #23 War Front (44-1, $90.20), #11More Than Ready (44-1, $91), #7 Giant’s Causeway (52-1, $106.60), #12 Overanalyze (68-1, $139.80) and #16 Speightstown (80-1, $162.80).

Total betting on the Kentucky Derby Sire Future Wager was $42,953 ($27,731 in the Win pool and $15,222 in the Exactas), which was slightly off 2.7% from last year’s $44,150 ($30,375 in the Win pool and $13,775 in the Exactas).

The KDFW and Sire Future Wager combined to handle $293,212 compared to $265,951 in 2016, a jump of 10.3%.

Dates for the remaining 2018 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks future pools are Feb. 9-11 (KDFW Pool 2), March 9-11 (KDFW Pool 3 and Kentucky Oaks Future Wager) and April 6-8 (KDFW Pool 4). Visit www.KentuckyDerby.com/FutureWager for more information.

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