El Areeb Kentucky Derby Betting Preview

Kentucky Derby Betting Preview: El Areeb

The 2017 Kentucky Derby field is sure to be full of surprises. Thoroughbred Al Areeb is currently sitting in 3rd place in terms of total points in the “Road to the Kentucky Derby” qualifying contest.

El Areeb is will have his chance to accumulate more points in the Gotham Stakes in order to further solidify his resume for the Kentucky Derby. El Areeb is trained by Cathal A. Lynch and the horse has banked it’s owned an impressive $300,000 in career earnings.

El Areeb has won his last 4 starts. These 4 starts have taken place at Aqueduct and Laurel Park. El Areeb is expected start in the Gotham Stakes on March 4th 2017. Many horse racing analysts say that this could be one of the first real tests for this 3 year old.

Could El Areeb win the Kentucky Derby? Some analysts fear that this horse’s previous times are unimpressive. Others argue that temperature and track conditions at Aqueduct played a factor. It should be noted that in El Areeb’s last win, the jockey didn’t even need to use the whip to help propel El Areeb to the winner’s circle. 

El Areeb could surprise the Kentucky Derby field with his surprising closing speed. This horse might be worth a look if you are getting good odds on a win/place/show bet. 

March 3, 2017 by : Posted in 2017 No Comments

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