Let’s be honest: Even with gambling tips from an expert, you’re probably just looking at the horse names to place a bet on the 2017 Kentucky Derby.
That’s perfectly fine, because we’ve got you covered, as we did last year. Here are the names, ranked:
It’s time once again for pricey mint juleps and off-key singing of “My Old Kentucky Home.” The Kentucky Derby will be run this Saturday at Churchill Downs racetrack.
Veteran Derby watchers say there does not appear to be a standout horse in this year’s field, but someone must win, and many people will make money on it.
The starting grid for the 2017 Kentucky Derby has been set with Wednesday’s reveal of the post positions.
With a full field of 20 horses and two alternates converging on Churchill Downs for the most exciting two minutes in sports, the field is truly more wide open this year than it has been going into the Kentucky Derby in recent years.