Life is Good Kentucky Derby Favorite

Currently Life is Good Kentucky Derby favorite has 2-1 odds. The Kentucky Derby is less than two months away. The unbeaten Bob Baffert-trained Life Is Good closed as the 2-1 favorite in Pool 4 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager. Champion 2-Year-Old Male Essential Quality the 5-1 second betting choice and Fountain of Youth winner Greatest Honour third at 6-1.

Life Is Good, who closed as the 5-1 individual favorite in Pool 1 and 7-1 individual choice in Pools 2 and 3. The shortest-priced individual March future wager favorite in the 23-year history of the KDFW. Past March individual favorites included Mohaymen (7-2 in 2016), Uncle Mo (3-1 in 2011) and Pyro (4-1 in 2008).

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Life is Good Kentucky Derby Favorite

Life Is Good improved to a perfect three wins in three starts with an eight-length win in the $300,000 San Felipe (G2) at Santa Anita for six-time Kentucky Derby-winner Baffert. Updated odds above. In the Derby with 60 Road to the Kentucky Derby points, the son of Into Mischief is expected to make his final Derby prep in the April 3 Santa Anita Derby (G1). View the top racebooks here.

Brad Cox-trained Essential Quality is also unbeaten. Do you have to be unbeaten to win? No. The Breeders’ Cup Juvenile winner improved his record to 4-for-4. This with a 4 ΒΌ-length win in the $750,000 Southwest at Oaklawn Park on Feb. 27. His first start as a 3-year-old. Ranked fourth with 40 Derby points, the Tapit colt is expected to compete next in Keeneland’s Blue Grass (G2) on April 3. Time will tell.

Greatest Honour, the Holy Bull and Fountain of Youth winner, trained by Shug McGaughey, will attempt a sweep of the South Florida series. This in the March 27 Florida Derby (G1) at Gulfstream Park. Stay tuned for future odds.

March 10, 2021 by : Posted in 2021 No Comments

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