Blazing Sevens Goes Down in Flames, Oddsmakers Readjust Their 2023 Kentucky Derby Odds

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"Defections" will be the word on everybody’s mind this week as the final fields approach for both the Kentucky Derby and the Kentucky Oaks.


The ultimate Derby field of 20 will be finalized on May 1, along with a quartet of also-eligible runners in case any horses withdraw.

Blazing Sevens became the first pony to decline the Derby invitation. Jace’s Road steps into the field and has been tagged with lofty, 50-1 odds by

Should we see another withdraw, the “next horse up” on the Derby list is Skinner, who has already been added to the odds market at 28-1.

2023 Kentucky Derby Odds

Forte                            3-1

Tapit Trice                    13-2

Angel of Empire            8-1

Derma Sotagake            10-1

Practical Move              10-1

Kingsbarns                    12-1

Verifying                       12-1

Mage                            20-1

Two Phil's                     25-1

Skinner                         28-1

Confidence Game         33-1

Continuar                     33-1

Disarm                         33-1

Hit Show                       33-1

Lord Miles                    40-1

Reincarnate                  40-1

Rocket Can                   40-1

Jace's Road                   50-1

Raise Cain                     66-1

Sun Thunder                 66-1

Wild On Ice                   100-1

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