Ky. Derby odds: Of 215 horses, 1 prospect ignites Vegas steam

Ky. Derby odds: Of 215 horses, 1 prospect ignites Vegas steam
Photo: Caesars Entertainment

Bob Baffert still had six of the top 12 choices Sunday afternoon in the Nevada futures for Kentucky Derby 2023. It was, however, a Todd Pletcher-trained allowance winner who generated the most significant steam in the Las Vegas market since last week.

Tapit Trice, who ran away to an eight-length triumph Saturday in a one-turn mile at Gulfstream Park, was cut from 60-1 to 20-1 at Caesars Sportsbook and from 70-1 to 18-1 at Circa Sports.

Only Arabian Knight at 6-1, actually plus 675 at Circa, and Forte at 9-1 have best-priced odds that are shorter than those for Tapit Trice. The Tapit colt, who was a $1.3 million yearling, got a 92 Beyer Speed Figure from Daily Racing Form for his second straight victory.

Expect More, who attracted significant early action at Circa, drifted from 27-1 to 38-1 after he finished third as the odds-on favorite in a maiden race Wednesday at Gulfstream Park. The City of Light colt from the Pletcher barn still was unlisted Sunday at Caesars.

Havnameltdown, who won the seven-furlong San Vicente (G2) last Sunday at Santa Anita, was dropped by Circa after Baffert told Art Wilson of the San Gabriel Valley Tribune, “This horse is built for this distance. That’s him. One turn. He will stay one turn.” The Uncaptured colt remained 35-1 at Caesars.

Caesars added four horses to bring its Derby list to 147. The odds were shortened for 13 and made longer for 11 others.

Circa added one horse and pared 11 from its futures, which include 185 choices. It cut the odds for 15 and drifted them for 44 more.

These are the combined 215 horses listed Sunday afternoon in the Nevada futures for Kentucky Derby 2023. They are displayed in order of their best odds as shown in bold type.

Kentucky Derby 2023CaesarsCircaTrainerLast race
Arabian Knight    6-1    6-1Bob Baffert1st Southwest (G3)
Forte    9-1     8-1Todd Pletcher1st Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Instant Coffee  20-1  20-1Brad Cox1st Lecomte (G3)
Tapit Trice  20-1   18-1Todd Pletcher1st alw OC at GP
Faustin  25-1   20-1Bob Baffert2nd San Vicente (G2)
National Treasure   20-1  25-1Bob Baffert3rd Sham (G3)
Cave Rock   12-1  30-1Bob Baffert2nd Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Victory Formation  30-1   27-1Brad Cox1st Smarty Jones
Havnameltdown  35-1 Bob Baffert1st San Vicente (G2)
Hoosier Philly (f)   25-1  35-1Tom Amoss1st Golden Rod (G2)
Expect More   38-1Todd Pletcher3rd MSW at GP
Hejazi  40-1   25-1Bob Baffert1st MSW at SA
Extra Añejo   15-1  45-1Steve Asmussen1st MSW at KEE
Giant Mischief   30-1  45-1Brad Cox2nd Springboard Mile
Loggins   20-1  45-1Brad Cox2nd Breeders' Futurity (G1)
Signator   35-1  55-1Shug McGaughey1st MSW at BAQ
Verifying   35-1  55-1Brad Cox1st alw OC at OP
Geaux Rocket Ride  65-1   35-1Richard Mandella1st MSW at SA
Newgate   25-1  65-1Bob Baffert1st Robert B. Lewis (G3)
Banishing   45-1  70-1Brendan Walsh1st MSW at FG
Blazing Sevens   35-1  70-1Chad Brown4th Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Capture the Flag  75-1 Shug McGaughey1st MSW at SAR
Confidence Game  75-1  75-1Keith Desormeaux3rd Lecomte (G3)
Corona Bolt  75-1   70-1Brad Cox6th Southwest (G3)
Curly Jack  75-1   35-1Tom Amoss2nd Ky. Jockey Club (G2)
Cyclone Mischief  75-1   50-1Dale Romans7th Holy Bull (G3)
Echo Again  75-1  75-1Steve AsmussenDNF Lecomte (G3)
Spun Intended  75-1 Mark GlattDNF Sham (G3)
Worcester  75-1   60-1Bob Baffert3rd Robert B. Lewis (G3)
Point Proven   75-1  80-1Todd Pletcher4th alw OC at TAM
Reincarnate   50-1  80-1Bob Baffert1st Sham (G3)
Disarm   60-1  85-1Steve Asmussen1st MSW at SAR
Kingsbarns   75-1  85-1Todd Pletcher1st MSW at GP
Red Route One  90-1   30-1Steve Asmussen2nd Southwest (G3)
Tapit Shoes   60-1  90-1Brad Cox4th alw OC at FG
Determinedly100-1   90-1Mark Casse1st alw OC at FG
Forbidden Secret100-1 Todd Pletcher1st alw OC at KEE
Honed100-1 Kenny McPeek6th Street Sense (G3)
Jace's Road   75-1100-1Brad Cox5th Southwest (G3)
Litigate   75-1100-1Todd Pletcher2nd alw OC at GP
Mage100-1   65-1Gustavo Delgado1st MSW at GP
Mo Strike100-1 Brad Cox4th Hopeful (G1)
Practical Move   75-1100-1Tim Yakteen1st Los Al Futurity (G2)
Rocket Can100-1   40-1Bill Mott1st Holy Bull (G3)
Shopper's Revenge100-1   75-1Steve Asmussen1st MSW at OP
Tapit's Conquest   85-1100-1Brad Cox2nd alw OC at FG
Two Phil's   60-1100-1Larry Rivelli2nd Lecomte (G3)
Crupi110-1   50-1Todd Pletcher2nd MSW at AQU
Post Time 100-1115-1Brittany Russell1st Maryland Juvenile
Arabian Lion   60-1125-1Bob Baffert4th Robert B. Lewis (G3)
Cage Match 125-1Saffie Joseph Jr. 
Damon's Mound125-1 Michelle Lovell6th Iroquois (G3)
Dubyuhnell 100-1125-1Danny Gargan1st Remsen (G2)
Frank's Honor125-1 Kenny McPeek1st MSW at CD
Gulfport 100-1125-1Steve Asmussen3rd Champagne (G1)
Hit Show 100-1125-1Brad Cox1st alw OC at OP
Lord Miles125-1125-1Saffie Joseph Jr.6th Holy Bull (G3)
Lost Ark125-1 Todd PletcherDNF Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Owen's Leap125-1 Tom Amoss2nd Bashford Manor
Shadow Dragon125-1   90-1Bill Mott2nd Holy Bull (G3)
Slip Mahoney 100-1125-1Brad Cox1st MSW at AQU
Speed Boat Beach   75-1125-1Bob Baffert1st Cecil B. DeMille (G3)
Tahoma125-1 Doug O'Neill11th Del Mar Juv. Turf (G3)
Game Change135-1 Shug McGaughey1st MSW at GP
Wildatlanticstorm 100-1135-1Ray Ashford1st Springboard Mile
Awesome Strong   40-1150-1Jorge Delgado1st Florida Sire In Reality
Bourbon Spirit150-1 Brad Cox9th alw OC at KEE
Classic Legacy 110-1150-1Bill Mott1st MSW at AQU
Donegal Surges150-1 Todd Pletcher4th Sleepy Hollow
First Defender 100-1150-1Steve Asmussen1st MSW at FG
Funtastic Again 150-1Wesley Ward1st Leonatus at TP
Gun Pilot 100-1150-1Steve Asmussen1st alw OC at OP
Legacy Isle 135-1150-1Rohan Crichton4th Holy Bull (G3)
Mr. Ripple   60-1150-1Saffie Joseph Jr.3rd alw OC at GP
Quick Hammer150-1 Brad Cox5th Bowman Mill
Rudder's Men 125-1150-1Todd Pletcher5th alw OC at GP
Stud Lovin150-1 Mike Maker2nd alw OC at KD
Top Recruit150-1 Mike Maker5th Ed Brown
B Minor175-1 Kenny McPeek7th alw at CD
Cajun Hope175-1 Michael Yates12th Florida Sire In Reality
Frosted Departure 135-1175-1Kenny McPeek3rd Southwest (G3)
General Jim 150-1175-1Shug McGaughey1st Swale (G3)
Joking Way 175-1Steve Asmussen1st alw OC at OP
Jungfrau 100-1175-1Bill Mott1st MSW at GP
Light Man175-1 Bruce Levine1st MSW at SAR
Mr Fisk   90-1175-1Bob Baffert1st MSW at SA
Prairie Hawk 175-1Saffie Joseph Jr.1st alw OC at TAM
Ringside 175-1Todd Pletcher3rd MSW at TAM
Sgt. Pepper 175-1Todd Pletcher 6th MSW at GP
Straighten Up175-1 Mike Puype6th Speakeasy
Traffic Master175-1 Mark Casse5th alw OC at CD
Uncorrelated 125-1175-1Chad Brown1st MSW at AQU
Wonder Wheel (f) 175-1Mark Casse1st BC Juvenile Fillies
Agency200-1 Mark Glatt8th Del Mar Futurity (G1)
Arctic Arrogance 100-1200-1Linda Rice2nd Jerome
Bromley 150-1200-1Paulo Lobo5th Lecomte (G3)
Champions Dream 135-1200-1Danny Gargan2nd Pasco
Divemaster200-1 Wayne Catalano1st MSW at CD
Fort Bragg 125-1200-1Bob Baffert3rd Los Al Futurity (G2)
Fort Warren   75-1200-1Bob Baffert3rd San Vicente (G2)
Giver Not a Taker 150-1200-1Peter Miller2nd Cal Cup Derby
Harlocap 125-1200-1Bob Baffert1st MSW at SA
Jackstown 100-1200-1Bob Baffert1st MSW at DMR
Kangaroo Court (g) 150-1200-1Tim Yakteen1st MSW at DMR
Lugan Knight 100-1200-1Michael McCarthy1st Jerome
New York Thunder 200-1Jorge Delgado1st alw OC at GP
Please Be Nice 200-1Bill Mott1st MSW at AQU
Roman Giant200-1 Steve Asmussen9th Clever Trevor
Silver Heist 150-1200-1Steve Asmussen3rd alw OC aft FG
Sun Thunder 150-1200-1Kenny McPeek4th Southwest (G3)
Yellow Brick 200-1Richard Mandella2nd MSW at SA
Angel of Empire 225-1Brad Cox2nd Smarty Jones
Canarsie225-1 Todd Pletcher9th Sleepy Hollow
Case 225-1Jonathan Thomas2nd MSW at GP
Derma Sotogake 225-1Hidetaka Otonashi1st Nisai Yushun
Gandolfini 150-1225-1Bob Baffert4th American Pharoah (G1)
Giroovin 225-1Genaro García5th Riley Allison Derby
Neural Network 225-1Chad Brown4th Jerome
Shesterkin 100-1225-1Todd Pletcher2nd alw OC at GP
Summonyourcourage 225-1Todd Pletcher3rd MSW at GP
Turbo 125-1225-1Juan Alvarado2nd Limehouse
Tuskegee Airmen 150-1225-1John Servis3rd Remsen (G2)
Ari Gold 250-1Todd Pletcher1st Pulpit
Baby Billy 250-1Jack Sisterson8th Mucho Macho Man
Clubhouse 250-1Todd Pletcher1st MSW at AQU
Congruent250-1 Antonio Sano6th Kitten's Joy (turf)
Denington 250-1Kenny McPeek4th Lecomte (G3)
General Banker 250-1Jimmy Ferraro3rd Jerome
Howgreatisnate 250-1Andy Simoff1st Future Stars
Major Dude 175-1250-1Todd Pletcher1st Kitten's Joy (turf)
Massimo 135-1250-1Bob Baffert1st MSW at DMR
Midnight Trouble250-1 200-1Anthony Pecoraro6th Heft
Navy Man 250-1Michael McCarthy4th MSW at SA
Ohana Honor 250-1Shug McGaughey4th MSW at AQU
Power in Numbers 250-1Chad Brown2nd MSW at AQU
Powerful 125-1250-1Steve Asmussen1st Ed Brown
Prince of Jericho 150-1250-1Brittany Russell1st Spectacular Bid
Prove Right 250-1Jim Chapman5th Turfway Prevue
Rocket and Roll 250-1Brad Cox3rd MSW at OP
Run Cory Run 250-1Saffie Joseph Jr.1st MSW at TAM
Sonoran 250-1Bob Baffert2nd MSW at SA
Super Chow 135-1250-1Jorge Delgado2nd Swale (G3)
This Run's for You250-1 Kathleen O'Connell5th alw OC at TAM
Zydeceaux 250-1Ramón Minguet1st Pasco
Andiamo a Firenze 150-1275-1Kelly Breen5th Jerome
Bourbon Bash 175-1275-1D. Wayne Lukas2nd alw OC at OP
Circling the Drain (g) 275-1Brittany Russell2nd alw OC at LRL
Full Moon Madness 200-1275-1Michelle Nevin4th Heft
Gilmore 110-1275-1Bob Baffert1st MSW at LRC
Knox 150-1275-1Saffie Joseph Jr.6th Inaugural
Phileas Fogg 150-1275-1Michael Stidham1st MSW at FG
Ten Days Later 275-1Kenny McPeek6th Smarty Jones
Two of a Kind 150-1275-1Brian Lynch3rd Swale (G3)
Aaraj 250-1300-1José D'Angelo5th Swale (G3)
Blame It On Daddy 250-1300-1Tom Albertrani7th Sleepy Hollow
Carmel Road 150-1300-1Bob Baffert2nd Los Al Futurity (G2)
Cascais 300-1Chad Brown1st MSW at AQU
Classic Catch 150-1300-1Todd Pletcher3rd alw OC at TAM
Classical Cat 175-1300-1Phil D'Amato1st Eddie Logan
Communication Memo 135-1300-1Steve Asmussen7th Smarty Jones
Continuar 300-1Yoshito Yahagi1st Cattleya
Emperor's Appeal 250-1300-1Brian Lynch5th alw OC at GP
Freedom Road 300-1Greg Sacco1st alw OC at TAM
Ghost Hero 300-1Jayde Gelner8th Springboard Mile
Handsome Playboy (g) 300-1Gerald Bennett4th Pasco
Hard to Handle (g) 250-1300-1David Fawkes4th alw OC at GP
Hayes Strike 300-1Kenny McPeek9th Leonatus at TP
Il Miracolo 300-1Antonio Sano5th Holy Bull (G3)
Infinite Series 300-1Saffie Joseph Jr.3rd MSW at GP
Invulnerable 300-1Joe Sharp5th alw OC at FG
Jackson Heights 175-1300-1Orlando Noda7th NYSS at AQU
Johnyz From Albany (g) 300-1Dale Capuano2nd Maryland Juvenile
Judo 175-1300-1Brad Cox6th alw OC at OP
Kingdom Heart 150-1300-1Carlos Muñoz1st MSW at GP
Kool Kathmandu (g) 300-1Charlton Baker1st MSW at AQU
Natural Harbor 300-1Tom Amoss1st MSW at FG
Protégé 150-1300-1Ron Moquett3rd alw OC at OP
Recruiter 300-1Cathal Lynch1st Parx Juvenile
Release McCraken 300-1Bret Calhoun1st alw OC at FG
Roan Burgundy 250-1300-1Brittany Russell3rd alw OC at LRL
Roll On Big Joe 300-1Bob Hess Jr.1st mdn OC at GP
Rolling On 250-1300-1Rohan Crichton6th alw at GP
Sully 300-1John Shirreffs3rd MSW at SA
Swirvin 200-1300-1Saffie Joseph Jr.1st MSW at GP
Tap in Formation300-1300-1Wayne Catalano6th alw OC at LRL
Tigre300-1 Roger Laurin7th Juvenile
Wild Mule 300-1Jerry Hollendorfer2nd alw OC at OP
Wound Up 300-1Michael McCarthy4th alw OC (turf) at SA
X Y Point 150-1300-1Saffie Joseph Jr.4th Limehouse
Yamanin Ours 300-1Takashi Saito1st Nwc at KOK
Eyes On the King 250-1325-1Mark Casse11th Mucho Macho Man
American Blaze 250-1350-1Ben Colebrook2nd alw OC at TP
Andthewinneris 350-1Wayne Catalano1st Texas Turf Mile (turf)
Apocalypso 200-1350-1Saffie Joseph Jr.5th Inaugural
Arman 175-1350-1Simon Callaghan7th Speakeasy
Armstrong 350-1Mark Casse6th Pasco
Campfire Creed 350-1Danny Pish5th Springboard Mile
Carabinero 350-1Claudio González1st OC at GP
Chase the Chaos 350-1Ed Moger1st alw OC at GG
Coffeewithchris 350-1John Salzman Jr.2nd Spectacular Bid
Count de Monet 350-1Tom Swearingen4th Renaissance
Daydreaming Boy 350-1Lou Linder4th Parx Juvenile
Freedom Trail 350-1John Terranova8th Ky. Jockey Club (G2)
Gran Slash 200-1350-1Víctor Barboza Jr.2nd alw at GP
Hurricane J 175-1350-1Paulo Lobo7th Breeders' Cup Juvenile
Passarando (g) 350-1Steve Specht3rd Cal Cup Derby
Raise Cain 175-1350-1Ben Colebrook5th Leonatus at TP
Tres Soles 175-1350-1Steve Asmussen7th alw OC at CD
Tumbarumba (g) 375-1Brian Lynch2nd La. Champions Day Juv.
Bobby the Tank 400-1Linda Rice3rd OC at AQU
El de Chimi 200-1400-1Juan Carlos Ávila6th Parx Juvenile
Login Required 400-1José Camejo6th MSW at AQU
Old Alliance 200-1400-1Michael Stidham6th Gun Runner
Valenzan Day 400-1Linda Rice7th Jerome
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