US RACING: Tiz the Law the 2-1 favourite for Kentucky Derby

Tiz the Law

With the rescheduled Kentucky Derby 10 weeks away, Belmont Stakes winner Tiz the Law closed as the 2-1 favourite in Pool 5 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager with Santa Anita Derby (G1) winner Honor A. P. the 6-1 second choice.

The pari-mutuel field of “All Other 3-Year-Old Males” closed as the 8-1 third choice and was followed in the betting by the Bob Baffert-trained duo of Santa Anita Derby runner-up Authentic at 11-1 and impressive seven-length debut winner Uncle Chuck at 13-1. Another horse that attracted attention was unbeaten Japan Road to the Kentucky Derby leader Café Pharoah, who closed at 14-1.

Horses in order of favouritism in the three-day June 26-28 KDFW Pool 5 (Odds and $$2 Win Will Pays):

#21 Tiz the Law (2-1, US$6.40)

#10 Honor A. P. (6-1, US$14.60)

#24 “All Other 3-Year-Old Males” (8-1, US$18.60)

#2 Authentic (11-1, US$25.80)

#22 Uncle Chuck (13-1, US$29.60)

#4 Café Pharoah (14-1, US$31.80)

#5 Cezanne (19-1,US$40)

#1 Art Collector (20-1, US$43.60)

#7 Dr Post (20, US$43.80)

#13 Max Player (24-1, US$50.40)

#11 King Guillermo (29-1, US$60)

#8 Enforceable (46-1, US$95.60)

#20 Thousand Words (47-1, US$96.60)

#23 “All 3-Year-Old Fillies” (24-1, US$50.40)

#3 Basin (53-1, US$108.60)

#9 Ete Indien (53-1, US$109.40)

#6 Creed (54-1, US$110.60)

#16 Mystic Guide (54-1, US$111.80)

#18 Pneumatic (56-1, US$114.40)

#17 Ny Traffic (57-1, US$117)

#12 Man in the Can (69-1, US$140.60)

#14 Money Moves (75-1, US$153.20)

#15 Mr. Big News (78-1, US$158.60)

#19 Rushie (104-1, US$201.60).

The Kentucky Derby Future Wager, offered for a 22nd consecutive year, enables bettors to wager on possible Kentucky Derby contenders in advance of America’s greatest race at odds that could be more attractive than those available on the day of the race.

On March 17, Churchill Downs Incorporated announced the 146th running of the Kentucky Derby Presented by Woodford Reserve (GI), the 1 ¼-mile classic for 3-year-old Thoroughbreds, would be rescheduled from Saturday, May 2 to Saturday, September 5 amid public health concerns in relation to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Dates for the remaining 2020 Kentucky Derby and Kentucky Oaks future pools are July 17-19 (Pool 6) and Aug. 7-9 (Pool 7). Pool 2 of the Kentucky Oaks Future Wager will coincide with the Derby’s Pool 6 on 17-19.


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