I Want Revenge has been made the early
3-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with Pioneerof the Nile and
Dunkirk sharing second-favorite status in the full field of 20
I Want Revenge is coming off eye-catching victories on dirt in
the Gotham Stakes and Wood Memorial at New York's Aqueduct after
leaving California and the synthetic surfaces there.
Trained by Jeff Mullins and ridden by 19-year-old jockey Joe
Talamo, I Want Revenge drew the No. 13 post position Wednesday.
Pioneerof the Nile and Dunkirk were made the co-second favorites
at 4-1 by Churchill Downs oddsmaker Mike Battaglia.
Friesan Fire was the fourth choice at 5-1, while the other 16
entries carried double-digit odds.