Bet on Mage to Win the Triple Crown

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Ean Lamb
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This year's Kentucky Derby is in the books and now we are off to the Preakness Stakes where Mage looks to win the Triple Crown.  Odds of a Triple Crown are typically around 8-1 for a payout in the neighborhood of $800 on a $100 bet.


Mage paid 15-1 odds and paid his 300 plus owners a piece of the $1.86 million.  The jockey, Javier Castellano, receives $186,000 of that.

Mage is trained by He is trained by Gustavo Delgado.  He and Castellano are from Venezuela.

Castellano, the Hall of Fame jockey, snapped an 0-for-15 skid in the Derby.

The horse is owned by a fractional share consortium known as Commonwealth, which allows individual investors to buy in on horse ownership.

“He’s (Mage) got a lot of heart," Castellano said moments after crossing the finish line. "He’s a little horse but (has) a big heart.”

“When I come to the United States, my first dream (was) go to the Kentucky Derby!” Delgado said.

Two Phil's was second and 4-1 favorite Angel of Empire finished third.

Forte, the early favorite, was scratched in the morning with a bruised foot.

The 2023 Kentucky Derby was marred by tragedy.

Two more horses died in the hours leading up to post time, making a total of seven dead horses at this year's Kentucky Derby.

- Ean Lamb,

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