Kentucky Derby 2019 odds: Who are the favorites to win horse racing’s Run for the Roses at Churchill Downs? – NJ.com

The 2019 Kentucky Derby, held on Saturday, May 4, 2019 (5/4/19) will be the 145th running of the horse race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

A field of 20 horses will compete in the Run for the Roses and the $1.86 million prize.

The first leg of horse racing’s Triple Crown features 3-year old thoroughbreds and is run at a distance of 1 1/4 miles on dirt.

The field and morning-line odds will be known Tuesday, April 30 at 11 a.m. Eastern when the Kentucky Derby post-draw is held at Churchill Downs.

About the race:

What: Kentucky Derby 2019

When: Saturday, May 4.

Where: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky.

Post time: 6:50 p.m. Eastern

TV: NBC, 2:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.

Livestream: NBC Sports Live

Here’s a look at the Kentucky Derby points leaderboard:

Horse (Trainer) points

1. Tacitus (Kiaran McLaughlin) 150

2. Omaha Beach (Richard Mandella) 137.5

3. Vekoma (George Weaver) 110

4. Plus Que Parfait (Brendan Walsh) 104

5. Roadster (Bob Baffert) 100

6. By My Standards (W. Bret Calhoun) 100

7. Maximum Security (Jason Servis) 100

8. Game Winner (Bob Baffert) 85

9. Code of Honor (Claude McGaughey III) 74

10. Haikal (Kiaran McLaughlin)

11. Improbable (Bob Baffert) 65

12. War of Will (Mark Casse) 60

13. Long Range Toddy (Steve Asmussen) 53.5

14. Tax (Danny Gargan) 52

15. Cutting Humor (Todd Pletcher) 50

16. Win Win Win (Michael Trombetta) 50

17. Country House (William Mott) 50

18. Gray Magician (Peter Miller) 41

19. Spinoff (Todd Pletcher) 40

20. Master Fencer (Tsunoda) Invite

21. Bodexpress (Gustavo Delgado) 40

22. Signalman (Kenneth McPeek) 38

Here are the latest odds courtesy of BetOnline.ag:

  • Omaha Beach 5/1
  • Game Winner 6/1
  • Roadster 7/1
  • Improbable 9/1
  • Maximum Security 10/1
  • Tacitus 12/1
  • Code of Honor 16/1
  • Vekoma 16/1
  • War of Will 25/1
  • Cutting Humor 25/1
  • By My Standards 25/1
  • Tax 25/1
  • Win Win Win 25/1
  • Bodexpress 28/1
  • Haikal 28/1
  • Long Range Toddy 33/1
  • Spinoff 33/1
  • Signalman 33/1
  • Plus Que Parfait 33/1
  • Gray Magician 50/1
  • Country House 50/1
  • Master Fencer 50/1

Keith Sargeant may be reached at [email protected]. Follow him on Twitter @KSargeantNJ. Find NJ.com Rutgers Football on Facebook.

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