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So these numbers could change plenty between now and post time 6: It also means odds aren't fixed at the time of the bet. Live updates from Churchill Downs. But here are the odds to win the Kentucky Derby, along with some key terms to remember to make sure you know what you're doing when you walk up to the betting window or place a bet at your Kentucky Derby party. The odds will be updated several times leading up to the race, but here are the results after the post position draw:.

Fast facts before you pick a Kentucky Derby horse. There are tons of different ways to bet on a horse race, but here are some of the most common and ones you'll likely hear about come Kentucky Derby on Saturday. When you bet on the winner, you simply get the horse at its odds and if it wins, you cash that amount. If you bet on a horse to "place", or come in second, the payout is less, and same goes for "show.

These wagers force a player to pick the exact finishing order of the top two, three or four horses, respectively. The payouts are multiplied the more horses you put in these bets.

You can also "box" an exacta, trifecta or superfecta, which means you bet on all the possible combinations. The only question of Justify will be how quickly it can recover to win another strong race, but here's where the rest as a 2-year-old and nothing but wins as a 3-year-old will give it major boost to bring home an even more comfortable victory at Pimlico. When Baffert believes so strongly in a horse, he is usually, well, justified.

The Derby pull-away was expected and Justify should easily win in the shorter distance. Facts to know before picking a horse. Bravazo will show a little more bravado with more room to operate against lesser horses, although Diamond King could push for a major upset. The Preakness infield is a day-drinking debacle. When you bet on the winner, you simply get the horse at its odds and if it wins, you cash that amount. If you bet on a horse to "place," or come in second, the payout is less, and same goes for "show.

These wagers force a player to pick the exact finishing order of the top two, three or four horses, respectively. The payouts are multiplied the more horses you put in these bets.