Kentucky Derby Betting

Location: Louisville Kentucky
Track: Churchill Downs
When: May 2nd, 2015


141th Running of the Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby - The Kentucky Derby is the World's most famous horse race, and the first jewel of the Triple Crown. On the first Saturday of May, America's best 3-year old Thorough-breds assemble at historic Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. For well over a hundred years, the Kentucky Derby has been the opening event that heralds Spring and Kentucky's social season, for the parties given prior to the Derby are as legendary as the race itself.

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All it takes is a strong showing at the Kentucky Derby and it can make a horse a household name. Last year it was California Chrome (pictured). Is there a horse out there that can one-up Chrome’s success?

Chrome, of course, won the first two Triple Crown races before coming up short in the Belmont Stakes.

Immediately before the Derby, many events occur daily offering various kinds of entertainment. From the Great Balloon Race, to riverbank picnics enjoyed while the steam boats are racing down the Ohio River, the fantastic fireworks display, Thunder Over Louisville and the Pegasus Parade, the people of Kentucky enjoy entertaining long before the actual day of the Derby. NBC and ESPN will cover the entire event. offers Kentucky Derby Fixed Odds, Track Odds PLUS 10%, kentucky Derby Horse Betting Lines and Rebate Racebook information. Kentucky Derby 141th betting has never been easier, whether you want to bet a horse straight to win or in an exacta bet. Bet on Kentucky Derby futures and proposition bets, too.

Get into the Kentucky Derby betting action and place a bet on one of the many horses betting options at Sportbet. This world famous race is scheduled for May 2th, 2015, at the legendary racetrack in Louisville, Ky.

History was made at Churchill Downs on the first Saturday in May, as the second-largest crowd in Derby history witnessed the second-longest shot ever win the 131st Run for the Roses. Giacomo, a 50-1 longshot, paid a whopping $102.60 to win before 156,435 sun-drenched fans under the Twin Spires. Only Donerail's $184.90 payoff in 1913 and the 163,628 that witnessed the centennial Derby of 1974 were greater. A full field of twenty went to post in this Grade 1, $2 million classic event with Wood Memorial winner Bellamy Road sent off as the 5-2 favorite over 9-2 second choice Afleet Alex. More Kentucky Derby Past Results here! Churchill Downs has also hosted the renowned Breeders' Cup on six occasions, most recently in 2006.

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2015 Kentucky Derby Schedule

THURSDAY, Abril 30th
6:00 PM / Taste of Derby Kentucky Exposition Center - Louisville, KY
FRIDAY, May 1st
12:54 PM / Kentucky Derby & Oaks Churchill Downs - Louisville, KY
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Churchill Downs - Louisville, KY

Below are some of the contenders that will possibly run the day of the race. There are about 30 contenders for the race but these are the most likely ones will be confirmed a place at the event.

2015 Kentucky Derby Contenders

International Star Dortmund
Carpe Diem American Pharoah
Frosted Mubtaahij
Materiality El Kabeir
Upstart Far Right


2015 Kentucky Derby Results

1 18 American Pharoah  Victor Espinoza  Bob Baffert  -----
2 10 Firing Line  Gary Stevens  Simon Callaghan  1
3 8 Dortmund  Martin Garcia  Bob Baffert  3
4 15 Frosted  Joel Rosario  Kiaran McLaughlin  3 1/4
5 5 Danzig Moon  Julien Leparoux  Mark Casse  6 1/2



Kentucky Derby Past Winners

Year Winner Jockey Trainer Owner Time
2015 American Pharoah Victor Espinoza Bob Baffert Ahmed Zayat 2:03.02
2014 California Chrome Victor Espinoza Art Sherman Steve Coburn & Perry Martin 2:03.66
2013 Orb Joel Rosario Claude McGaughey III Stuart S. Janney III & Phipps Stable 02:02.9
2012 I'll Have Another Mario Gutierrez Doug O'Neill J. Paul Reddam 02:01.8
2011 Animal Kingdom John Velazquez H. Graham Motion Team Valor 02:02.0
2010 Super Saver Calvin Borel Todd Pletcher WinStar Farm 02:04.5
2009 Mine That Bird Calvin Borel Bennie L. Woolley, Jr. Double Eagle Ranch et al. 02:02.7
2008 Big Brown Kent Desormeaux Richard E. Dutrow, Jr. IEAH Stables / P. Pompa 02:01.8


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