Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 4: ‘All Others’ Favored at 2-1, Forte 8-1

February 12, 2023

Churchill Downs Press Release

LOUISVILLE, Ky.— With the Kentucky Derby 12 weeks away, the pari-mutuel field of “All Other 3-Year-olds” closed as the 2-1 favorite in Pool 4 of the Kentucky Derby Future Wager (KDFW) and Champion 2-Year-Old Male Forte was the 8-1 second choice. Meanwhile, Hoosier Philly, the lone filly in the 39 individual betting interests, closed as the 11-1 third choice.

Other horses who attracted interest from bettors: impressive allowance winner Tapit Trice (15-1); Kentucky Jockey Club (GII) and Lecomte (GIII) winner Instant Coffee (22-1); Smarty Jones winner Victory Formation (23-1); and fast maiden winner Geaux Rocket Ride (25-1).

Horses in order of the public’s betting choice (with trainer, Pool 4 odds and $2 Win Will Pays): #40 “All Other 3-Year-Olds” (2-1, $6.92); #13 Forte (Todd Pletcher, 8-1, $19.06); #23 Hoosier Philly (Tom Amoss, 11-1, $25.24); #35 Tapit Trice (Todd Pletcher, 15-1, $33.08); #24 Instant Coffee (Brad Cox, 22-1, $46.06); #39 Victory Formation (Brad Cox, 23-1, $48.90); #17 Geaux Rocket Ride (Richard Mandella, 25-1, $53.78); #4 Blazing Sevens (Chad Brown, 27-1, $56.76); #3 Banishing (Brendan Walsh, 27-1, $57.78); #27 Litigate (Todd Pletcher, 28-1, $59.02); #22 Hit Show (Brad Cox, 28-1, $59.44); #38 Verifying (Brad Cox, 34-1, $70.88); #31 Rocket Can (Bill Mott, 35-1, $72.50); #26 Kingsbarns (Todd Pletcher, 35-1, $72.56); #19 Giant Mischief (Brad Cox, 43-1, $88.02); #32 Shadow Dragon (Bill Mott, 46-1, $94.86); #28 Mage (Gustavo Delgado, 48-1, $99.74); #6 Curly Jack (Tom Amoss, 49-1, $100.80); #9 Disarm (Steve Asmussen, 50-1, $102.58); #18 General Jim (Shug McGaughey, 51-1, $104.08); #30 Red Route One (Steve Asmussen, 58-1, $118.92); #36 Tapit’s Conquest (Brad Cox, 63-1, $128.16); #21 Gun Pilot (Steve Asmussen, 66-1, $134.94); #11 Eyeing Clover (Brad Cox, 73-1, $148.58); #7 Cyclone Mischief (Dale Romans, 76-1, $154.34); #2 Arctic Arrogance (Linda Rice, 78-1, $158.24); #29 Practical Move (Tim Yakteen, 83-1, $169.66); #33 Shopper’s Revenge (Steve Asmussen, 90-1, $183.12); #10 Dubyuhnell (Danny Gargan, 90-1, $183.98); #12 First Defender (Steve Asmussen, 91-1, $185.58); #34 Slip Mahoney (Brad Cox, 93-1, $188.94); #37 Two Phil’s (Larry Rivelli, 95-1, $192.04); #20 Gulfport (Steve Asmussen, 97-1, $196.52); #25 Jace’s Road (Brad Cox, 104-1, $211.54); #1 Angel of Empire (Brad Cox, 112-1, $226.08); #5 Confidence Game (Keith Desormeaux, 119-1, $240.46); #8 Determinedly (Mark Casse, 124-1, $250.70); #15 Funtastic Again (Wesley Ward, 158-1, $318.20); #16 Game Change (Shug McGaughey III, 165-1, $332.86); and #14 Frosted Departure (Kenny McPeek, 186-1, $374.90).

Total handle for the Feb. 10-12 KDFW pool – the fourth of six scheduled wagering pools in advance of the 149th running of the Kentucky Derby presented by Woodford Reserve (GI) on Saturday, May 6 – was $340,880 ($259,489 in the Win pool and $81,391 in Exactas) – a 3.8% increase from last year’s February pool. Through the first four pools, a total of $964,540 has been bet on Derby future wagers.

Inaugurated in 1999, the Kentucky Derby Future Wager has been offered for a 25th consecutive year.

Other Future Wager dates are set for March 10-12 (Pool 5); and March 30-April 1 (Pool 6). The lone Kentucky Oaks Future Wager will coincide with Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 5 on March 10-12.

Visit www.KentuckyDerby.com/FutureWager for more information.

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