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Kentucky Derby 2017 Best Payouts in Modern History

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May/04/2017

The 2017 Kentucky Derby features some of the best payout potentials we have seen, starting no lower than $56 for every $10 bet on Classic Empire.

With no clear cut star heading into this year’s Kentucky Derby, five horses were being offered between 5-1 and 10-1 odds for the likelihood of a strong pay day.

Always Dreaming would pay $62.50 as the entrant with the second shortest odds.  He looked sensational in Tuesday workouts.

“He didn’t fight me at all. He was a lot more relaxed,” said exercise rider Nick Bush said.

“I thought he went great this morning,” trainer Todd Pletcher said. “I very much liked what I saw.”

Irish War Cry galloped about a mile after arriving at Churchill from Maryland late Monday afternoon.

“He was a little bit on the muscle today, being his first time out here,” trainer Graham Motion said. “He didn’t train (Monday morning) obviously, with traveling. He was a little sharp, but I think he’ll settle down as the week goes on.”

Originally among the three co-favorites, Irish War Cry drew arguably the worst post position, the only one (17) that has never produced a winner.

Trainer Graham Motion appeared unconcerned over the draw. 

“(2011 Kentucky Derby winner) Animal Kingdom was 16, so I can’t be disappointed with 17. It can be done from out there. I’m happy enough with it.”

Irish War Cry comes into this race promising a payout of just shy of $80 for every $10 bet.

Gunnevera sneaked into the single digit odds, slashed even shorter than those of Irish War Cry at +825 (paying $82.50 for every $10 bet).  He’ll be representing Venezuela.

"All Venezuelan guys with horses are fans of the Kentucky Derby -- jockeys, owners, trainers, they're all thinking about the race," Venezuelan trainer Antonio Sano said. "They're all excited about this horse. This horse, it's a very big gift to Venezuela with the situation there now. I am very proud of this moment. I think I hope many times for a chance to be in the Derby, and this year is the right moment. It's a beautiful experience."

McCracken at 7-1 odds is the one to watch should rain factor in the forecast as he has already won on a muddy track.

For the latest live odds go here

Odds to win Kentucky Derby 2017

88101

Looking at Lee

+1615

88102

Thunder Snow

+2550

88103

Fast and Accurate

+6050

88104

Untrapped

+3050

88105

Always Dreaming

+625

88106

State of Honor

+6050

88107

Girvin

+2050

88108

Hence

+1625

88109

Irap

+3250

88110

Gunnevera

+825

88111

Battle of Midway

+3050

88112

Soneteer

+3250

88113

J Boys Echo

+2050

88114

Classic Empire

+565

88115

McCracken

+705

88116

Tapwrit

+1567

88117

Irish War Cry

+785

88118

Gormley

+2550

88119

Practical Joke

+2050

88120

Patch

+3550

Kentucky Derby 2017 - Top 3 Finish

88041

Looking at Lee

+529

88042

Thunder Snow

+713

88043

Fast and Accurate

+1443

88044

Untrapped

+855

88045

Always Dreaming

+165

88046

State of Honor

+1443

88047

Girvin

+469

88048

Hence

+427

88049

Irap

+855

88050

Gunnevera

+287

88051

Battle of Midway

+628

88052

Sonneteer

+733

88053

J Boys Echo

+419

88054

Classic Empire

+138

88055

McCracken

+207

88056

Tapwrit

+571

88057

Irish War Cry

+227

88058

Gormley

+713

88059

Practical Joke

+713

88060

Patch

+1031

- Don Shapiro, Gambling911.com

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