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How I’d Bet $100 On The Kentucky Derby

The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.

05/01/2014

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Preview: Derby Prep Season Gears Up

Over the course of the next three weekends, six races will be run for Kentucky Derby hopefuls in Florida, California, Louisiana, Arkansas, New York, and Kentucky. The six races comprise the last significant races of the Derby prep season and carry a combined purse of $5.5 million.

03/31/2012