Picking a long-shot to win it all is the Derby Day dream for everyone watching this race. However, nailing down that one horse to turn pennies into fortunes is never an easy task.
For many, the Kentucky Derby is all about finding the diamond in the rough.
While the 2011 Kentucky Derby field is said to be the most wide-open in years, three horses (Dialed In, Nehro and Uncle Mo) are floating at the top of the odds list and the rest of field becomes a slightly riskier gamble.
Here is a list of five “long-shot” horses that are worth at least one spot on your betting ticket.