Friesan Fire and Larry Jones at Churchill Downs.

Friesan Fire and Larry Jones at Churchill Downs.

Mathea Kelley

Friesan Fire Favored in Early Wagering

Colt is 9-2 choice for Kentucky Derby

 In the early on-track wagering on the May 2 Kentucky Derby Presented by Yum! Brands (gr. I), Friesan Fire  is the 9-2 favorite. He is followed by General Quarters at 5-1 and morning-line favorite I Want Revenge  is 6-1.

The complete advance wagering odds are:

West Side Bernie, 48-1

Musket Man, 26-1

Mr. Hot Stuff, 33-1

Advice, 50-1

Hold Me Back, 11-1

Friesan Fire , 9-2

Papa Clem, 13-1

Mine That Bird, 48-1

Join in the Dance, 57-1

Regal Ransom, 34-1

Chocolate Candy, 9-1

General Quarters, 5-1

I Want Revenge , 6-1

Atomic Rain, 68-1

Dunkirk, 8-1

Pioneerof the Nile , 9-1

Summer Bird, 35-1

Nowhere to Hide, 52-1

Desert Party , 24-1

Flying Private, 37-1