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Odds on Good Magic Winning This Year's Kentucky Derby

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Published on:
Apr/30/2018

Good Magic was coming in at 8/1 odds of winning the 2018 Kentucky Derby early on.

WHY GOOD MAGIC CAN WIN THIS YEAR'S KENTUCKY DERBY

The third start of his 2-year-old campaign was the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile, which Good Magic won and parlayed into the Eclipse Award for top juvenile male. The Kentucky Derby will be the third start of his 3-year-old season, and he looks to be on a similar trajectory.

WHY GOOD MAGIC CAN'T WIN THIS YEAR'S KENTUCKY DERBY

His Beyer Speed Figure numbers this year are a cut below the best in the field. The Blue Grass victory was nice, but how strong was that field?

*Source Courier Journal

WHAT THEY ARE SAYING

Living up to the hype in the Blue Grass Stakes and his recent award, trainer Chad Brown:

"I think 'relieved' is the better word," said Brown, who captured the Blue Grass Stakes for the first time in his two-time Eclipse Award-winning career. "He deservedly was awarded the champion 2-year-old, but you have to come back and train on at 3 and show everyone he did deserve the award. I'm so proud of this horse.

"He ran maybe a little short fitness-wise in his last race and came back and redeemed himself today. He put himself right at the top of the class again."

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11:00 AM 706 Bolt d'Oro   +600  
708 Combatant   +6500  
712 Enticed   +3500  
713 Firenze Fire   +9000  
714 Free Drop Billy   +5500  
716 Good Magic   +825  
720 Instilled Regard   +6500  
722 Lone Sailor   +6000  
726 Mendelssohn   +525  
728 My Boy Jack   +3000  
733 Solomini   +3000  
740 Noble Indy   +3500  
745 Audible   +650  
748 Flameaway   +5500  
750 Vino Rosso   +950  
752 Magnum Moon   +725  
753 Bravazo   +6500  
754 Snapper Sinclair   +10000  
755 Justify   +180  
756 Promises Fulfilled   +8500  
761 Hofburg   +3500  

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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