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2006 Kentucky Derby and Oaks Future Wagers Pool Three

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Update: Pool Three of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager is now closed. Off his spectacular win in the Santa Anita Derby, Brother Derek closed as the favorite at 5-1 with Lawyer Ron next at 8-1 while Barbaro and Discreet Cat were 9-1. The total pool was $454,743, third highest ever for the third pool. The Kentucky Oaks had only $51,212 wagered on it and Balance remained the favorite at 4-1 despite her loss to Brushfire in the Ashland at Keeneland.

The 2006 edition of Churchill Downs' Kentucky Derby Future Wager is set to open its third and final four-day run on Thursday, April 6th and for the first time the field is not the favorite. This time around, Brother Derek, winner of the Santa Catalina and entered this weekend in the Santa Anita Derby, is the 7-2 favorite. Florida Derby winner Barbaro is second favorite at 5-1 with the field of all other 3-year-olds next at 6-1.

April 10, 2006

The Kentucky Oaks Future Wager Pool Three will run this weekend also and Santa Anita Oaks winner Balance is the favorite at 7-2. She will be making her final prep at Keeneland in the Ashland Stakes this weekend. The field is second choice at 5-1 while Teammate, Wait a While, and Wild Fit are tied for third choise at 12-1.

Wagering on the four-day pool opens at noon (all times EDT) on Thursday April 6 and will continue until 6 p.m. on Sunday, April 9. Racetracks and off-track betting centers across North America will offer the wager, so visit your local track to get your wager down.

Below are the wagering interests and morning line odds for both races. Free past performances are available from Daily Racing Form, BRIS, and TrackMaster.

Derby Pool 3
#NameFinal Odds
1A.P. Warrior 24-1
2Achilles of Troy SCR
3Barbaro 9-1
4Bluegrass Cat 15-1
5Bob and John 13-1
6Brother Derek 5-1
7Cause to Believe 24-1
8Deputy Glitters 72-1
9Discreet Cat 9-1
10First Samurai 13-1
11Keyed Entry 32-1
12Lawyer Ron 8-1
13Like Now 70-1
14My Golden Song 99-1
15Point Determined 13-1
16Private Vow 25-1
17Sacred Light 55-1
18Sharp Humor 35-1
19Steppenwolfer 47-1
20Strong Contender 25-1
21Sunriver 38-1
22Sweetnorthernsaint 10-1
23With a City 89-1
24All Other 3 YO's15-1


Oaks Pool 3
#NameFinal Odds
1Adieu20-1
2Balance4-1
3Brownie Points36-1
4Brushfire9-1
5Celestial Legend38-1
6Crystal Current27-1
7Diplomat Lady42-1
8Ermine19-1
9Ex Caelis18-1
10French ParkSCR
11India32-1
12Itty Bitty Pretty22-1
13Miraculous Miss26-1
14Quiet Kim24-1
15Ready to Please45-1
16Sweet Belle91-1
17Sweet Fourty43-1
18Sweet Sugaree66-1
19Teammate10-1
20Top Notch Lady20-1
21Wait A While15-1
22Wild Fit8-1
23Wonder Lady Anne L21-1
24All Other 3 YO Fillies12-1
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