Last Updated on August 29, 2020
The most popular event in the horse racing world every year is the Kentucky Derby. With the coronavirus pandemic causing the 2020 race to be moved to September 5th, there was more time for odds to change, more horses to rise to the top and more. Nevertheless, the 2020 Kentucky Derby will run, and we have picks, odds, and more ready to go for the event. Let’s take a look at the betting favorite, picks to win, longshots, and more.
Who is the 2020 Kentucky Derby Favorite?
Tiz the Law goes 5F in 59.2 seconds in the dark at Saratoga Sunday morning. Gallops out in 1:12.4. pic.twitter.com/FXMpmO7uZG
— Tim Wilkin (@tjwilkin) August 23, 2020
As of late August, the 2020 Kentucky Derby favorite is Tiz The Law at -135. As you can see in the video above, under a second for five furlongs is a great time for the 2020 Belmont Stakes winner and the Kentucky Derby favorite. Can Tiz The Law win the Kentucky Derby to follow up the impressive run in the Belmont Stakes? We will see, but the betting favorite is set to run a terrific race on September 5th.
2020 Kentucky Derby Picks
The most shocking moment of the @KentuckyDerby works show wasn’t Swiss Skydiver showing up with a yellow saddle towel, it was @ScottShap34 saying he might make Honor AP his top pick pic.twitter.com/7JwnMFDicD
— Ed DeRosa (@EJXD2) August 27, 2020
When it comes to horse racing, there is no race that is more popular, wagered on, or nostalgic as the Kentucky Derby. Betting on horse racing has been a popular activity amongst bettors for over a century, and the 2020 running will be just as popular from a betting stand point. Let’s take a look at some picks to win, and a top longshot option.
Pick to Win – Tiz The Law -135
Sometimes, you pick the favorite. Tiz The Law is definitely the betting favorite, but is not an overwhelming favorite with a solid price of -135. As seen in the video above, the horse is running very well in preparation for the 2020 Kentucky Derby. Tiz The Law won the 2020 Belmont Stakes, and took the Travers Stakes as well. At -135, there is still some solid value if you pair the horse in some exactas or trifectas. Tiz The Law is a New York horse, who will look to win in Kentucky in September.
2020 Kentucky Derby Longshot Pick
Dr Post is listed at 40/1 to win the Kentucky Derby, also known as +4000 in terms of American odds. Dr Post is a three-year old trained by Todd A. Pletcher. Dr Post is a Kentucky-bred state that looks to win the Kentucky Derby in 2020. In the horse’s career, Dr Post has five starts and has won two, finished second and third one time each. In 2020, the horse has raced four times and has placed in the top three in each. Dr Post comes in with seven horses in front of him in terms of odds, but his odds were +400 in July and early August.
2020 Kentucky Derby Odds
Here is a look at the latest Kentucky Derby odds:
|Horse||Kentucky Derby Odds|
|Tiz The Law||-135|
|Honor A P||+700|
|Storm The Court||+10000|
|Finnick The Fierce||+12500|
With the Kentucky Derby coming up, these odds are expected to change. Stay tuned with the latest odds, and you can wager at TVG for the 2020 Kentucky Derby.
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