2018 Kentucky Derby Free Picks

Rob Gregorka, OTB Writer & special contribution by Bob Gregorka

Kentucky Derby Free Contest

Welcome to the OTB Free Kentucky Derby Picks page where you can find free horse racing handicapping picks for the Kentucky Derby race at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky! This is a special one-race edition of our free picks focused on the Kentucky Derby.

Our resident handicappers are going head-to-head this week on the Derby and we're posting their picks below.

2018 Kentucky Derby Free Picks

2018 Kentucky Derby Free Picks -Saturday, May 5, 2018 - Race 12 at Churchill Downs - 6:50pm Eastern est. post

Robbie Gregorka
14 #14 Mendelssohn (5/1) - The foreign import is a class above the field, the American horses just don't know it yet.
6 #6 Good Magic (12/1) - Working out well of late, and has tons of speed to compete.
10 #10 My Boy Jack (30/1) - Was impressive on a muddy surface, may excel again in the rain.
4 #4 Flameaway (30/1) - Another former winner in the slop, with the forecast calling for rain on Derby Day, he is worth considering.
Bob Gregorka
18 #18 Vino Rosso (12/1) - Best work of the day 4/27. Troubled Trip in Wood but still won by 3. No horse comes up to this better prepared . Like Jock/Trainer Combo.
9 #9 Hofburg (20/1) - Gets better every race. Went 4 wide to run 2nd to Audible in Fla Derby.
5 #5 Audible (8/1) - Has done all asked of him in 4 straight wins by a total of 20 lengths.
4 #4 Flameaway (30/1) - Super 4/28 work, consistent early speed, Trouble Free Trip gets him in the tri/sup mix.
16 #16 Magnum Moon (6/1) - 4 for 4 lifetime all easy wins. If Jock keeps him out of trouble, hard to ignore - so don't ignore in tris/sups.
IF RAIN USE 7,8,10,12 IN 10 CENT SUPS.

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