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Racing Dudes 2021 Kentucky Derby, Oaks Wagering Guide and Picks

Racing Dudes 2021 Kentucky Derby, Oaks Wagering Guide and Picks

Godolphin homebred Essential Quality drew post 14 and is the 2/1 morning line favorite for Saturday’s $3 million Kentucky Derby (G1) at Churchill Downs. Looking to remain undefeated and become just the third horse to ever win this race and the Breeders’ Cup Juvenile (G1), the son of Tapit seems to have his trainer Brad Cox excited to saddle his first horses in the Kentucky Derby.

“I’m not too nervous yet, just getting excited,” Cox said. “This week is a lot of fun and I’m really excited to be a part of it in this role.”

Will Essential Quality get it done for the Louisville native? Keep reading.

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Inside Track to the 2021 Kentucky Derby

This Inside Track to the Kentucky Derby combines some of the best handicapping forces in the country. The Racing Dudes have been at it for years, offering handicapping picks and analysis daily for over 9 years. The Racing Dudes handicappers have scoured over these Kentucky Derby competitors for nearly a year and are ready to cash in BIG!

After a successful Breeders’ Cup and Pegasus World Cup, your main Dudes Aaron and Jared will be at it again LIVE at the Kentucky Derby with an exclusive bankroll wagering article only available in this guide. Bet alongside the Dudes, who currently have an ROI of over 60% when teaming up!

Known as the “The Most Exciting Two Minutes in Sports,” the historic 1 1/4-mile, $3 million Kentucky Derby headlines a card featuring seven stakes in all. The undercard includes the $1 million Old Forester Bourbon Turf Classic (G1), the $500,000 Churchill Downs (G1), the $500,000 Derby City Distaff (G1), the $500,000 American Turf (G2), the $500,000 Longines Churchill Distaff Turf Mile (G2), and the $500,000 Pat Day Mile (G2).

But that’s not all! Along with the seven major stakes races on Kentucky Derby day at Churchill Downs, this Inside Track to the Kentucky Derby wagering guide also includes race-by-race analysis, betting suggestions, and multi-race plays for the entire Saturday card, PLUS bonus analysis for Friday’s Kentucky Oaks (G1)!

The Racing Dudes have consistently dominated the Kentucky Derby! Along with correctly predicting 5 of the last 8 winners, the past Guides cashed on a $4,000+ Trifecta in 2017 and CRUSHED the Justify/Good Magic STRAIGHT Exacta. What will we do this year?

Kentucky Derby Picks

Inside Track to the 2021 Kentucky Derby

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  •  Race-by-race analysis of all stakes races on the Kentucky Derby card, including: 
    • Overview of the Race
    • Race Shape and Pace Analysis
    • Top Selections
    • Major threats
    • Longshots to Use 
    • Exclusive Picks and Plays for each race which include: Win bet, place or show  bet, longshot across the board play, exacta, trifecta, superfecta, horses to use in multi-race wagers, what to play on a straight wager, and what to play on an exotic wager.
  • Race-by-race analysis, betting suggestions, and multi-race plays for the entire Kentucky Derby card
  • Exclusive bonus analysis of the Kentucky Oaks
  • Kentucky Derby Live Bankroll Plays, featuring the exact tickets the Dudes will be playing LIVE at Churchill Downs for the stakes races on the Kentucky Oaks and Kentucky Derby cards from Racing Dudes’ own Aaron Halterman and Jared Welch
  • Top 4 choices for all stakes races Oaks and Derby day from the expert handicappers at, including Racing Dudes’ Aaron Halterman and Jared Welch, Mike “Saratoga Slim” Spector, Mike “Somobomb” Somich, Curtis “Magic” Kalleward, Ricky “Rocket Man” Pasternak, Papa Dude, and Vinny Blond from Real Dynasty Picks!

Each Win, Place, Show, or Across the Board wager comes with a confidence rating so that you can see how strongly we feel about each pick.

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Kentucky Derby Picks

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