The key to a financially successful day will be hitting one of the multi-horse wagers: the exacta, trifecta, and superfecta. Even if the favorite California Chrome wins, a few longshots filling in the second through fourth positions could make the return on investment significant.
A 24-year-old jockey who rode this year’s Kentucky Derby second-place finisher to his only win has been found dead in his vehicle at Churchill Downs.
Zenyatta came within a head of finishing a perfect career. Horse racing’s biggest star closed from dead last on Saturday, only for Blame to hold off the 6-year-old mare and win the $5 million Breeders’ Cup Classic under the lights Churchill Downs.
Fans of Zenyatta are lining up at Hollypark Park in Inglewood to watch her put the perfect record on the line against the boys as the defending champion in the $5 million race.