Kentucky Derby gambling handicappers are giving a good hard look at Sidney’s Candy, who has emerged as one of the top choices with those betting the Kentucky Derby odds at 6-1. Sidney’s Candy has built up an impressive Kentucky Derby gambling resume with four wins in six career starts with a second place finish in the mix as well.
Sidney’s Candy will enter Derby Day having already earned over $673,000.
Sidney’s Candy is owned by the Craig Family Trust. The colt is trained by one of the most respected names in Kentucky Derby gambling; John Sadler. Joseph Talamo will get the Derby Day ride.
Sidney’s Candy is one of the most popular horses from California and is the winner of one of the most prestigious pre-Kentucky Derby wagering races of the season at Santa Anita in the Grade I Santa Anita Derby on April 3.
Sidney’s Candy was the second choice on the board and won a decisive win of four and a half lengths over Setsuko and the prohibitive favorite Lookin at Lucky. Sidney’s Candy not only won but ran out in front wire to wire.
Sidney’s Candy has a Kentucky Derby gambling resume that also includes a win in the Grade II San Felipe Stakes at Santa Anita on March 13. Sidney’s Candy was again the second choice in the field and scored yet another impressive wire to wire win over fellow Kentucky Derby contenders Interactif and Caracortado, who was the chalk.
On February 15 at Santa Anita Sidney’s Candy began his quest for the Run for the Roses with another impressive win to pad his Kentucky Derby gambling resume in the San Vicente Stakes at Santa Anita with a wire to wire win as the chalk.
Sidney’s Candy has impressed all Kentucky Derby gambling handicappers with his dominance at Santa Anita. The big question obviously is if that can be translated into success on the bigger stage of Churchill Downs. The wire to wire runs at Santa Anita do cause concern that he is yet to face a serious challenge or have to rally from behind.