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Last minute odds for Kentucky Derby

We take a look at how the prices are as of now, just 40 minutes ahead of the most exciting two minutes in sports.

Horses break from the gate at the start of the I’ll Have Another, Race 5 ahead of the 147th Running of the Kentucky Derby, at Churchill Downs on May 01, 2021 in Louisville, Kentucky. Photo by Jamie Squire/Getty Images

Because the odds in parimutuel wagering are set by the bettors themselves, we figured we’d take a look at the odds to win the 2021 Kentucky Derby as they stand just 40 minutes before the biggest spectacle in American horse racing.

Keep in mind now know Mattress Mack has gotten down at least $2.4 million on the favorite Essential Quality as of now, and his millions could tilt the pool even more towards the chalk. Here’s Steve Kornacki of MSNBC breaking down how much one man is altering the betting pool in this year’s Run for the Roses.

Here are the opening odds, followed by the latest track odds, from Churchill Downs ahead of the 2021 Kentucky Derby:

1. Known Agenda 6-1, now 11-1
2. Like the King 50-1, now 45-1
3. Brooklyn Strong 50-1, now 40-1
4. Keepmeinmind 50-1, now 45-1
5. Sainthood 50-1, now 35-1
6. O Besos 20-1, now 35-1
7. Mandaloun 15-1, now 25-1
8. Medina Spirit 15-1, now 12-1
9. Hot Rod Charlie 8-1, now 5-1
10. Midnight Bourbon 20-1, now 12-1
11. Dynamic One 20-1, now 40-1
12. Helium 50-1, now 35-1
13. Hidden Stash 50-1, now 35-1
14. Essential Quality 2-1, now 5-2
15. Rock Your World 5-1, now 9-2
16. King Fury 20-1, scratch
17. Highly Motivated 10-1, now 11-1
18. Super Stock 30-1, now 30-1
19. Soup and Sandwich 30-1, now 24-1
20. Bourbonic 30-1, now 25-1

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