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2018 Kentucky Derby: Early Vegas Odds On Bob Baffert’s and Todd Pletcher’s Battle For the Win
With four sharp, highly-touted 2018 Kentucky Derby colts in his care, and a resounding Derby win with Always Dreaming just last year, über-trainer Todd Pletcher stepped off the plane in Louisville, Kentucky, three days ago with his equipage, and his wit, intact. It wasn’t what he said about his own deep stable – which this year famously includes the Arkansas, Louisiana, Florida derby winners Magnum Moon, Noble Indy, and Audible, respectively, in addition to the Wood Memorial winner Vino Rosso – that mattered so much. Of course Mr. Pletcher is every inch the diplomat toward his (many) grateful owners and every inch the good coach of his athletes. “You have a little bit of everything,” said the defending Derby trainer, describing the field.