Early Derby Favorite Barbaro at 5-1

Early Derby Favorite Barbaro at 5-1
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Barbaro and trainer Michael Matz currently favored to win tomorrow's Kentucky Derby.
At the conclusion of Kentucky Derby advance wagering on Kentucky Oaks day, Barbaro is the 5-1 favorite.

Of course the odds will change as more money is bet on Saturday. The win pool on Friday amounted to $578,502.

Morning linemaker Mike Battaglia has Barbaro the second pick on the program, at 4-1. Brother Derek, Battaglia's 3-1 morning line favorite, is 10-1 in the early wagering.

Two horses, Sinister Minister and Sweetnorthernsaint, are 7-1, and there are two other horses in single digits--Point Determined is 8-1 and Lawyer Ron is 9-1.

The complete odds:

1. Jazil, 20-1
2. Steppenwolfer, 11-1
3. Keyed Entry, 42-1
4. Sinister Minister, 7-1
5. Point Determined, 8-1
6. Showing Up, 36-1
7. Bob and John, 12-1
8. Barbaro, 5-1
9. Sharp Humor, 25-1
10. A. P. Warrior, 15-1
11. Sweetnorthernsaint, 7-1
12. Private Vow, 40-1
13. Bluegrass Cat, 23-1
14. Deputy Glitters, 75-1
15. Seaside Retreat, 48-1
16. Cause to Believe, 26-1
17. Lawyer Ron, 9-1
18. Brother Derek, 10-1
19. Storm Treasure, 52-1
20. Flashy Bull, 39-1

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