Press Release: Final 2013 Kentucky Derby Updates from KentuckyDerby.org

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The 139th Kentucky Derby will commence on May 4, 2013 and KentuckyDerby.org is proud to announce this year’s winner on its blog. A KentuckyDerby.org writer will be at Churchill Downs to cover the event with on-the-scene updates for readers.

Louisville, Kentucky| The 139 Kentucky Derby will commence on May 4, 2013 and KentuckyDerby.org is proud to announce this year’s winner on its blog. A KentuckyDerby.org writer will be at Churchill Downs to cover the event with on-the-scene updates for readers. A full roster of current news and betting advice is for online Kentucky Derby bets.

Last minute changes to the contenders list are important facts that concern fans and spectators of the 2013 Kentucky Derby. It was announced on May 3, 2013 that Black Onyx would be scratched from the list due to a chipped ankle. However, it is still unclear if the 22nd contender, Carving, will be running in the race with such short notice.

2013 Kentucky Derby fact box: Critical information concerning the 139th Kentucky Derby includes the time. Starting at 6:24pm EST on May 4, 2013, the horses will begin the race. First place will award $1,439,800. The event is sponsored by Yum! Brands and will be aired on television by NBC. Scratch time for the Kentucky Derby is at 9am EST the day of the race. For those attending in person, the gates open at Churchill Downs at 8am and the first of 13 races begins at 10:30am.

Post positions, jockeys and odds for the 2013 Kentucky Derby are as follows:

1. Former Alternate Entry 21, Fear the Kitten, Alan Garcia (50-1)
2. Oxbow, Gary Stevens (30-1)
3. Revolutionary, Calvin Borel (10-1)
4. Golden Soul, Robby Albarado (50-1)
5. Normandy Invasion, Javier Castellano (12-1)
6. Mylute, Rosie Napravnik (15-1)
7. Giant Finish, Jose Espinoza (50-1)
8. Goldencents, Kevin Krigger (5-1)
9. Overanalyze, Rafael Bejarano (15-1)
10. Palace Malice, Mike Smith (20-1)
11. Lines of Battle, Ryan Moore (30-1)
12. Itsmyluckyday, Elvis Trujillo (15-1)
13. Falling Sky, Luis Saez (50-1)
14. Verrazano, John Velazquez (4-1)
15. Charming Kitten, Edgar Prado (20-1)
16. Orb, Joel Rosario (7-2)
17. Will Take Charge, Jon Court (20-1)
18. Frac Daddy, Victor Lebron (50-1)
19. Java’s War, Julien Leparoux (15-1)
20. Vyjack, Garrett Gomez (15-1)

Latest 139th Kentucky Derby contenders list is below. The following horses will be contenders in the 2013 Kentucky Derby race. They are listed in order of favorites according to the official Churchill Downs oddsmaker, Mike Battaglia:

1. Orb
2. Verrazano
3. Goldencents
4. Java’s War
5. Overanalyze
6. Revolutionary
7. Lines of Battle
8. Vyjack
9. Will Take Charge
10. Itsmyluckyday
11. Palace Malice
12. Normandy Invasion
13. Frac Daddy
14. Mylute
15. Oxbow
16. Falling Sky
17. Charming Kitten
18. Golden Soul
19. Giant Finish
20. Fear the Kitten
21. Carving

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