Total Armageddon: Cancel all previous bets for the 2018 Kentucky Derby–It’s raining at Churchill Downs

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May 5th 2018 5:58 PM EST

Just a warning. Although there was a 90% chance of rain on Thursday in Louisville, Kentucky, today there was supposed to be a 5% chance today. However, it is raining now at Churchill Downs.

The best horses in the slop: My Boy Jack, Justify and Audible. Stay tuned! I will be updating this blog clear up until post-time. But my gut feeling is to pass on betting on this year’s Kentucky Derby because there will be better races to bet on in the future.

Magnom Moon’s paternal half-brother Orb won the 2013 Kentucky Derby from the same #16 post in the 2013 Kentucky Derby

I am backing off due to the unpredictability of a wet race. So I cancelled all previous bets. But I placed a 50 cent boxed Trifecta with four horses: 5, 7, 10, 16 that cost $12. I made it twice. $24 total. There will be better races to bet on in the future. Just enjoy the chaos and unpredictability of this year’s Derby.

I am also taking $50. Betting $33 on My Boy jack and $17 on Magnum Moon. Expected Payout about $230 plus. 

–Michael

3 comments

  1. Shelly · May 5

    Whew. TG I had those 3 in my picks.

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  2. Peter Setiawan · May 6

    Preakness. May 19

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    • Michael J. Cox · May 6

      Let’s hope its dry this time. I want to see how some of the speed horses run that didn’t like the slop.

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