Bettors will turn their attention to Churchill Downs this weekend for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby. And whoever wins the Derby will have big horseshoes to fill after American Pharoah’s Triple Crown win last year.
The Derby favorite at online sportsbook Bovada is Nyquist at +300. During his short racing career all Nyquist has done is win with seven first-place finishes. That includes victories in the Florida Derby, San Vicente Stakes and Breeders' Cup Juvenile