Triple Crown Showdown Betting Odds - Virtual Kentucky Derby

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Dan Shapiro
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Saturday May 2 would typically be the most trafficked day of the year for with the Kentucky Derby.  Instead we will get a virtual version with ghosts of yesterday's champs coming back to life.

Recognize these names?

Triple Crown Showdown Odds
3 Secretariat 2/1
6 American Pharoah 11/2
1 Affirmed 8/1
8 Citation 8/1
5 Seattle Slew 8/1
11 Count Fleet 12/1
12 Justify 12/1
9 War Admiral 12/1
10 Whirlaway 12/1
13 Omaha 25/1
2 Assault 33/1
7 Gallant Fox 33/1
4 Sir Barton 33/1

NBC will air a virtual race between the 13 Triple Crown winners throughout horse racing history, and yes you can bet on each of them.

"The bet count for Secretariat is about three times as much as any other horse," Robert Cooper, odds manager at, said. "Everyone wants to bet on a piece of nostalgia because this is a way to relive that iconic, record race for those of us that didn't get to the first time around."

The bookie has also come up with some fun props and head-to-head matchups to accompany the action.

Additionally, for the actual Derby, rescheduled for September 5 due to the pandemic, shows that Tiz The Law and Charlatan, the Arkansas Derby odds-on favorite.

Triple Crown Showdown margin of victory
Over 1 length
Under 1 length

Will Secretariat break Kentucky Derby record?
Yes 2/1
No 1/3

Fastest time
Secretariat 2/3
American Pharoah 11/10

Fastest time
Secretariat 2/5
Seattle Slew 7/4

Fastest time
American Pharoah 1/2
Affirmed 3/2

Fastest time
Justify 5/6
War Admiral 5/6

2020 Kentucky Derby Odds
Tiz The Law 6/1
Charlatan 7/1
Authentic 10/1
Nadal 10/1
Maxfield 16/1
Excession 20/1
Mr Monomoy 20/1
Wells Bayou 20/1
Honor A.P. 25/1
King Guillermo 25/1
Mischevious Alex 25/1
Sole Volante 25/1
Ete Indien 28/1
NY Traffic 28/1
Shivaree 28/1
Enforceable 33/1
Gouverneur Morris 33/1
Max Player 33/1
Modernist 33/1
Silver Prospector 33/1
Anneau Dor 40/1
Storm The Court 40/1
Basin 50/1
Dennis Moment 50/1
Independence Hall 50/1
Mr Big News 50/1
Royal Act 50/1
Shooters Shoot 50/1
Thousand Words 50/1
Three Technique 50/1
Chance It 66/1
Eight Rings 66/1

- Dan Shapiro,

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