Kentucky Derby gambling fans have made Quality Road a 5/1 second choice at the opening of Kentucky Derby bet online activity. Quality Road enters Kentucky Derby gambling action with 4 starts, 3 wins, and 1 place with a total of $600,000 in graded earnings.
Quality Road is coming off two consecutive wins, which have certainly impressed those looking to make a Kentucky Derby bet online. In his last start Quality Road won the Florida Derby and before that the Fountain of Youth, both at Florida’s Gulfstream Park.
Quality Road won the Fountain of Youth by 4 1/2 lengths and the Florida Derby by 1 3/4 lengths over the highly touted Dunkirk, another Kentucky Derby gambling favorite for this year. Quality Road has quality breeding for Kentucky Derby gambling. He was sired by Elusive Quality, who sired 2004 Derby winner Smarty Jones.
Trainer James Jerkens has his own impressive pedigree as he is the son of H. Allen Jerkens, a Kentucky Derby gambling legend. Jenkins has trained a Breeder’s Cup winner in Artie Schiller, who won the Mile.
It was the first of many Breeder’s Cup success stories for Jerkens, who will be training his first ever starter for Kentucky Derby gambling. Quality Road will have one of the greats riding him. Jockey John Velazquez hails from Puerto Rico and is heavily influenced by his mentor and agent, legendary Hall of Fame jockey Angel Cordero.
Velazquez has been riding in New York since 1990 and has won 20 meet titles there. He is one of the most respected riders in Kentucky Derby gambling and was the Bill Shoemaker Award winner for the top performance in the 2004 Breeder’s Cup. Last September he posted his 4,000th career win!
His best Kentucky Derby gambling finish was 2nd in 2001 when he rode Invisible Ink. Owner and breeder Edward Evans is one of the best and a three time winner of the owner title at Aqueduct.
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