Thanks to the success of American Pharoah a year ago, all eyes are on the running of the 142nd Kentucky Derby.

By Robby Sabo

Who will win?

This is always the question as it pertains to the Kentucky Derby.

The incredibly stacked race is always the unknown of the horse racing season. Then, once over, the season is setup with yet another horse that’ll be ready to make its Triple Crown run.

Finally, after decades of waiting, American Pharoah ended our wait in 2015 in witnessing a Triple Crown winner.

Only time will tell on whither this amazing feat can be accomplished in back-to-back years.

Here are the latest odds, betting lines, and favorites for the 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby:

  1. Nyquist: 2–1
  2. Exaggerator: 5–1
  3. Gun Runner: 10–1
  4. Mohaymen: 12–1
  5. Mor Spirit: 12–1
  6. Creator: 16–1
  7. My Man Sam: 18–1
  8. Destin: 21–1
  9. Brody’s Cause: 23–1
  10. Mo Tom: 23–1
  11. Suddenbreakingnews: 24–1
  12. Outwork: 26–1
  13. Danzing Candy: 26–1
  14. Lani: 27–1
  15. Whitmore: 30–1
  16. Trojan Nation: 37–1
  17. Oscar Nominated: 39–1
  18. Tom’s Ready: 43–1
  19. Shagaf: 55–1
  20. Majesto: 57–1

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Robby Sabo is a co-founder, CEO and credentialed New York Jets content creator for Jets X-Factor - Jet X, which includes Sabo's Sessions (in-depth film breakdowns) and Sabo with the Jets. Host: Underdog Jets Podcast with Wayne Chrebet and Sabo Radio. Member: Pro Football Writers of America. Coach: Port Jervis (NY) High School. Washed up strong safety and 400M runner. SEO: XL Media. Founder: Elite Sports NY - ESNY (Sold in 2020). SEO: XL Media. Email: robby.sabo[at]