2012 Kentucky Derby: Las Vegas Futures Book Horse Racing Odds Preview

Kevin StottSenior Analyst IApril 28, 2012

Bodemeister ran away from the field in the Arkansas Derby.
Bodemeister ran away from the field in the Arkansas Derby.Wesley Hitt/Getty Images

2012 Kentucky Derby Las Vegas Futures Book Odds

What: 138th Kentucky Derby
When: Saturday, May 5, 2012
Where: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky
Distance: 1 1/4 miles
TV Coverage: NBC
TV Coverage: 5-7 p.m. ET/2-4 p.m. PT
Post Time: 6:24 p.m. ET/3:24 p.m. PT
Website: www.kentuckyderby.com


Alpha 15/1
Bodemeister 9/2
Creative Cause 10/1
Daddy Long Legs 20/1
Daddy Nose Best 20/1
Done Talking 30/1
Dullahan 6/1
El Padrino 8/1
Gemologist 6/1
Hansen 10/1
I’ll Have Another 8/1
Liaison 20/1
Mark Valeski 20/1
Optimizer 20/1
Prospective 50/1
Rousing Sermon 30/1
Sabercat 20/1
Take Charge Indy 15/1
Trinniberg 60/1
Union Rags 4/1
Went The Day Well 15/1

Union Rags is the future book favorite (4-1) at the LVH SuperBook.
Union Rags is the future book favorite (4-1) at the LVH SuperBook.Matthew Stockman/Getty Images



Source: LVH SuperBook (Friday, April 25)


Official Winning Time
Over: 2:01.40 -135
Under: 2:01.40 +115

Winning Saddlecloth Number
Odd: -110
Even: -110

Official Win Mutuel
Over: $18.30 -170
Under: $18.30 +150

State or Country Where 2012 Kentucky Derby Winner Last Raced Prior to Winning Derby
Arkansas: 7-2
Florida: 12-5
Kentucky: 16-5
New York: 4-1
California: 5-1
Louisiana: 15-1
Field (all others): 9-1



Which trainer's horse will have the highest finish in the 2012 Kentucky Derby?
Todd Pletcher: +115
Bob Baffert : -135

Source: Wynn Las Vegas (Friday, April 27; odds subject to change)

Proposition Bet Sheet Link: (Friday, April 27; odds subject to change)

Wynn Las Vegas Props Sheet

Sources: John Avello, Wynn Las Vegas; Dave Tuley, ViewFromVegas.com

Daily Racing Form’s Top 20 Kentucky Derby Information Link

Daily Racing Form's Road to the Kentucky Derby Video Link

Sports Illustrated’s "Smelling Like Roses" Preview

NOTE: Final field with post positions, saddlecloth numbers below on bottom of Comments section. Good luck.