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Kentucky Derby 2021: Horse Racing Tips, Bet Types, Start Time & Odds

“I tell you waiting for the Derby to start is the longest day of your life… It’s just a unique time of thrill and tension and worry.”

Penny Chenery, Secretariat owner said this for a reason — The Kentucky Derby is an exciting day for jockeys, trainers, and of course, bettors. What can you expect this year? We cover it all, from types of bets you should make, when to watch and more.

Why Do So Many Triple Crown Contenders Fail At Belmont?

It's a familiar pattern — a horse wins the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, the Preakness Stakes at Pimlico Race Course only to flub the final US Horse Racing Triple Crown at Belmont Stakes. We take a look at some strong contenders throughout horse racing history who fell short at Belmont, and why it happens.

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How Much Do Kentucky Derby Jockeys Make?

Everyone knows (or, you probably do if you're here) that you can make or lose a lot of money betting on the Kentucky Derby. But how much does the jockey on top of the horse make? We're curious, so we decided to look into how much jockeys in the Kentucky Derby make.

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