The 138th annual Kentucky Derby is set for this afternoon at 5 ET and according to CBS.com this morning, Union Rags is now the favorite to win. Here's the quote:
A random selection of horse racing experts picked the No. 2 horse in the Kentucky Derby's morning line (9-2 odds) to win the first leg of the Triple Crown, but the Run for the Roses is anything but predictable
Bodemeister was the favorite when the post positions were unveiled earlier in the week, but he has since fallen out of the top 3 according to the general consensus of CBS's experts. Maryland based horse Done Talking is still at 50-1 to win this afternoon's race. For the most updated odds on this afternoon's race, check out KentuckyDerby.com.
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