The mutuel field, or the “all others” wagering interest that includes all 3-year-old Thoroughbreds other than the 23 individual betting interests in Kentucky Derby Future Wager, was the odds-on choice at 3-5 after the first day of Pool 1.
Union Rags , whose narrow loss to Hansen in last fall’s Grey Goose Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (gr. I) is the only setback in his young career, was a clear second choice at 8-1 and the strongly favored individual to win the Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I) at Churchill Downs May 5.
Holy Bull (gr. III) winner Algorithms was the third betting choice at 17-1, and Alpha, winner of last week’s Withers (gr. III) at Belmont Park, was next at 21-1. Hansen, who is coming off his first career loss in runner-up finish to Algorithms in the Jan. 29 Holy Bull, stood at 24-1 when Friday’s betting concluded.
Betting during the KDFW Pool 1’s first session ended with a total of $123,653 in win and exacta wagers. The overall total included $104,126 in win bets and exacta wagering of $19,257.
Betting on Pool 1 resumes at racetracks and off-track betting centers. and at TwinSpires.com and other online outlets on Saturday at noon EST. It will conclude on Sunday, Feb. 12 at 6 p.m.
Real-time odds and other information is available at the official event Web site at www.KentuckyDerby.com.
| KENTUCKY DERBY FUTURE WAGER 2012
|#||Wagering Interest||Morning Line Odds||Friday,
|FINAL ODDS||$2 Wil1 Pay|
|9||Ever So Lucky||20-1||79-1|
|13||I’ll Have Another||20-1||41-1|
|19||Out of Bounds||20-1||44-1|
|22||Take Charge Indy||30-1||83-1|
|24||All Other 3YO’s||9-5||3-5|