Bellamy Road 5-2 in Advance Wagering
by Dan Liebman
Date Posted: 5/7/2005 12:49:08 PM
Last Updated: 5/7/2005 11:23:48 PM

Bellamy Road is favorite.
Photo: Anne M. Eberhardt
The crowd at Churchill Downs has settled on Wood Memorial (gr. I) winner Bellamy Road as the favorite for this year's Kentucky Derby (gr. I).

In advance wagering through 2:30 p.m., Bellamy Road, one of five horses to be saddled by trainer Nick Zito, is the 5-2 choice. Afleet Alex, winner of the Arkansas Derby (gr. I) is next at 4-1.

There are two other horses at single digit odds: Blue Grass Stakes (gr. I) winner Bandini is 6-1 and Florida Derby (gr. I) winner High Fly is 8-1.

The early odds:
1. Sort It Out, 58-1
2. Andromeda's Hero, 53-1
3. Sun King, 15-1
4. Noble Causeway, 11-1
5. Coin Silver, 35-1
6. High Limit, 25-1
7. Flower Alley, 41-1
8. Greater Good, 57-1
9. Greeley's Galaxy, 23-1
10. Giacomo, 48-1
11. High Fly, 8-1
12. Afleet Alex, 4-1
13. Spanish Chestnut, 69-1
14. Wilko, 21-1
15. Bandini, 6-1
16. Bellamy Road, 5-2
17. Don't Get Mad, 26-1
18. Closing Argument, 67-1
19. Going Wild, 54-1
20. Buzzards Bay, 44-1


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