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For the first-time in several years, the Kentucky Derby doesn't always have a horse being a consensus pick. Numerous experts believe several entrants could win the first leg regarding the Triple Crown, Saturday.

Though Classic Empire is the favourite at 4-1, experts think that several other horses could capture Saturday's Kentucky Derby.

Classic Empire has the lowest odds at 4-1, but two other horses, Always Dreaming and McCraken are in 5-1 and it couldn't surprise many if each one was victorious. Irish War Cry is right behind them at 6-1.

'It's as wide open as we've seen in a number of years,' Trainer Dale Romans told the vegas Sun. 'You're going to involve some big odds on whoever the favorite is. It could possibly be any horse this race. We do not think this actually means it's a group that is bad of, I believe it's an even number of horses.'

Favorite for the Reason

With precipitation in the forecast, Classic Empire has an advantage according to odds makers since the horse won his maiden race for a sloppy track. There is certainlyn't supposed to be a complete large amount of rain, but sufficient to make the track heavy and keep the pace slow.

The 3-year-old also has an impressive past performance that made him the pick that is top. He won the Arkansas Derby in April and took two Breeders Cup competitions in October and November.

One note that is interesting however, Irish War Cry defeated the very best

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