Kentucky Derby 2019 Live Stream, Race Details, Prediction, Odds : After entering Wednesday as the favorite leading up to the 2019 Kentucky Derby on Saturday, Omaha Beach (previously 4-1) won’t run due to a trapped epiglottis and will be scratched, trainer Richard Mandella announced.
Kentucky Derby 2019
Place: Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky, USA
Time: 6:50 pm ET
Kentucky Derby 2019 Live Stream
Jockey Mike Smith, who made the tough call to ride Omaha Beach over Roadster in the Kentucky Derby 2019, is now without a horse. Trainer Bob Baffert announced that he’ll stick with Florent Geroux in the saddle atop Roadster (5-1), who now moves inside one spot and will run from the No. 16 post. Fellow Baffert horses Game Winner (9-2) and Improbable (5-1) have also moved to the top of the 2019 Kentucky Derby odds board. The unbeaten Maximum Security has improved to 6-1, while Tacitus is 8-1. Following Wednesday’s shakeup, you should listen to the predictions from SportsLine’s resident horse racing guru, Jody Demling, before making any 2019 Kentucky Derby picks.
A fixture in the horse racing world who has been writing about, talking about and betting on races for years, Demling is coming off three impressive handicapping weekends. He hit the exacta, trifecta and superfecta in the Dixiana Elkhorn Stakes, winning $408.38 on a $38.40 investment. That came one week after nailing the exacta, trifecta and superfecta in the Arkansas Derby. And on April 6, he nailed the exacta and trifecta in the Santa Anita Derby, Blue Grass Stakes and Wood Memorial. He’s excelled picking Kentucky Derby prep races and knows a winning horse when he sees one.
One shocker: We can tell you he says Roadster, one of the top Kentucky Derby favorites at 5-1, doesn’t even crack the top five. The Bob Baffert horse will be coming out of the No. 16 post on Saturday, and that wide trip could be problematic for the three-year-old Santa Anita Derby winner.
Demling has locked in his Kentucky Derby picks for Maximum Security, now listed at 6-1.
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Maximum Security has the speed to contend for the Kentucky Derby, but experience could be a concern.
Saturday’s Kentucky Derby weather forecast is calling for showers once again.
And his experience on a sloppy track at Oaklawn Park could be a major advantage at Churchill Downs.
So which horse wins the Kentucky Derby? Where do Maximum Security and Improbable finish? And what massive long shot does Demling say contends?