Derby Bill and Nick picks the Derby preps

by | Apr 6, 2019 | Breaking, Handicapping, National news, Triple Crown Trail

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We asked Derby Bill Watson and Nick Hahn to provide their picks for the three major Kentucky Derby preps on tap today around the country: the Wood Memorial at Aqueduct, the Blue Grass at Keeneland, and the Santa Anita Derby. Here’s what they came up with:

DERBY BILL WATSON

Wood Memorial (6:00 p.m. EDT)

  1. #10 Outshine (6-1)
  2. #3 Hoffa’s Union (6-1)
  3. #2 Tacitus (5-2)

 

Blue Grass Stakes (6:23 p.m. EDT)

  1. #1 Somelikeithotbrown (10-1)
  2. #8 Win Win Win (7-2)
  3. #2 Vekoma (9-5)

 

Santa AnitaDerby (7:14 p.m. EDT)

  1. #5 Instagrand (3-1)
  2. #1 Roadster (5-2)
  3. #6 Game Winner (4-5)

NICK HAHN

Wood Memorial (6:00 p.m. EDT)

  1. #2 Tacitus (5-2)
  2. #1 Tax (9-2)
  3. #10 Outshine (6-1)

 

Blue Grass Stakes (6:23 p.m. EDT)

  1. #6 Dream Maker (6-1)
  2. #3 Signalman (5-1)
  3. #1 Somelikeithotbrown (10-1)

 

Santa AnitaDerby (7:14 p.m. EDT)

  1. #5 Instagrand (3-1)
  2. #6 Game Winner (4-5)
  3. #1 Roadster (5-2)