Kentucky Derby betting odds handicappers are giving Dialed In even more attention after his win in the Florida Derby earlier this month as he emerged as a Kentucky Derby online betting favorite.
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The Florida Derby is a grade one race that is one of the top prep races that leads into Kentucky Derby gambling action each spring. Dialed in was the winner as he had to rally to pass by 60-1 long shot Shackleford. Dialed In paid $7.80 for the win with Julien Leparoux getting the ride.
Dialed In is trained by hall of famer Nick Zito, who made his fame in New York and is coming off his second consecutive Florida Derby win this year. Zito has trained two past Kentucky Derby winners with Strike the Gold in 1991 and Go for Gin in 1994.
Leparoux has emerged as one of the most respected jockeys with Kentucky Derby bet online handicappers as he was the 2005 Eclipse winner for Outstanding Apprentice Jockey and was the 2009 Eclipse winner for Outstanding Jockey. Leparoux has also won the prestigious Shoemaker Award as the 2009 Breeders Cup as he mounted 3 winners at that event.
Dialed In is also owned by an Eclipse Award winner in Robert LaPenta who owned 2007 Breeders Cup Juvenile winner War Pass.
Dialed in is by Mineshaft and Miss Doolittle with AP Indy also in his bloodlines.
Prior to the win in the Florida Derby, Dialed In finished 2nd in an allowance race at Gulfstream Park where the Florida Derby is run. Dialed In added to his Kentucky Derby betting odds credentials at Gulfstream with a win in the Grade 3 Holy Bull on January 30.
Prior to the Holy Bull, Dialed win was the winner of a maiden race at Churchill Downs on November 12 as Leparoux has gotten the mount in all 4 of his starts.