Who are the Kentucky Derby Favorites for 2013?
It is almost that time of the year again. The Kentucky Derby will take place in Louisville on May 4, 2013.There are some great horses in the race this year, and this years derby should be an exciting time for all. For those that do not know the Kentucky Derby is the pinnacle in horse racing. It is part of the Triple Crown series of races, the others being th Preakness and the Belmont Stakes. The derby consists of horses that are 3 years old thoroughbreds. There are many people who wonder every year which horse is going to be awarded the roses at the end of the exciting race.
One of the early favorites for the race was Violence. Unfortunately, during the Gulf Stream Classic,Violence suffered an injury and a tough loss and is probably done in terms of his race career ,and certainly for this years derby.
Some of the top contenders, and Kentucky Derby favorites 2013 in this race would consist of Verazano. he has run quite well in several previous races, and is currently 2-2- 0 for his race wins. he is trained by J Velasquez. Another possible contender in the Run for the Roses would be ORB. He is a talented two year old and one of the Kentucky Derby favorites 2013. He has shown a great deal of heart in his previous races. He also has won the Fourtain of Youth Stakes, and has been ranked as a top contender by ESPN Polls, and has done well since the addition of Lasix. Suggestions are that this horse is going to love the 1 1/4 mil track in May. Look to this horse to make a splash in the race. Vyjack is another horse that bears watching because he has been undefeated in 3 starts.
Another horse that has shown reat promises in previous races is Revolutionary. Both his parents were champion horses with his father winning several races and his mother winning the Alabama. He seems to be folwing in his parents footsteps with a win at the With Stakes.
Another horse that eveyone is excited about in this race is Super Ninety Nine. He runs well in the wet and is one of the most exciting horses in the race. He has done very well in previous races most recently at the South West Stakes. He has many race watchers excited about his derby prospects. His name always comes up in the rankings.
Another horse that could be a possible contender in the Run for for the Roses could be Flashback. This is one of the horses that has gotten widespread acclaim. This horse is one that is very promising and has a number of things going for him. One of the reasons that Flashdance also has odds makers putting the horse in the top 5 is because it has done well with the early races. Flashback ran 1.11 in the races at Santa Anita, so it is one of the contenders in the derby. All indications is that these are the horses to watch in the upcoming derby which should be a great one, and those who have purchased Kentucky Derby tickets will definitely be happy this year!