Three key races are on the schedule for horse racing odds today. The 2021 editions of Wood Memorial, Santa Anita Derby, and Blue Grass Stakes are all set to run at different venues and times. Bettors will be looking to cash in, and we’ve got a look at the main details for each event. We’ll also have the latest updated results as they arrive from today’s horse racing schedule.
2021 Wood Memorial odds, post time
First up on today’s schedule will be the 1-1/8 mile Wood Memorial. Taking place at Aqueduct Racetrack in Queens, New York, this one’s set for a post time of 5:58 p.m. Eastern Time.
The race should yield two contenders for the 2021 Kentucky Deby as the 3-year-olds race at Wood Memorial. The winner gets 100 qualifying points for the KY Derby, with the runner-up getting 40 points.
Here’s a look at today’s field and odds:
- Brooklyn Strong 6-1
- Crowded Trade 4-1
- Bourbonic 30-1
- Risk Taking 5-2
- Dynamic One 12-1
- Prevalence 3-1
- Candy Man Rocket 12-1
- Weyburn 9-2
- Market Maven 30-1
2021 Blue Grass Stakes odds, post time
The 97th Blue Grass Stakes at Keeneland in Kentucky is also among top events to keep an eye on today. The Toyota Blue Grass has a post time of 6:35 p.m. Eastern Time. And features 3-year-olds running for 1-1/8 miles.
Leading the way as today’s favorite is Essential Quality, a 3-5 favorite trained by Brad Cox. Trained by Chad Brown, Highly Motivated comes in at 3-1, with No. 9 Keepmeinmind at 8-1 odds.
- Hidden Stash 20-1
- Untreated 10-1
- Highly Motivated 3-1
- Essential Quality 3-5
- Rombauer 15-1
- Leblon 50-1
- Hush of a Storm 15-1
- Sittin on Go 30-1
- Keepmeinmind 8-1
2021 Santa Anita Derby odds, post time
With a post time of 7:15 p.m. Eastern Time, the Santa Anita Derby will take place in Southern California with temperatures in the 80s. This one will be available for viewing through NBC Sports Network.
Medina Spirit at 5-2 odds will be the favorite here but the 4-1 Rock Your World and Dream Shake at 7-2 are among contenders to keep an eye on.
- Roman Centurian 8-1
- Dream Shake 7-2
- Rock Your World 4-1
- Parnelli 20-1
- Back Ring Luck 20-1
- Ottothelegend 12-1
- Medina Spirit 5-2
- Law Professor 10-1
- The Great One 8-1
- Defunded 8-1
NBC Sports Network should have live coverage of today’s horse racing odds and events for fans to watch. In addition, the NBC Sports App should allow for live streaming coverage of the races.
Check back in our comments below to see the updated results for the 2021 Santa Anita Derby, Blue Grass Stakes, and Wood Memorial races!
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