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Good Magic is 2-1 early favorite for Blue Grass at Keeneland

Kentucky Derby Horse Racing

Kentucky Derby entrant Good Magic runs during a morning workout at Churchill Downs Wednesday, May 2, 2018, in Louisville, Ky. The 144th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 5. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)


LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Good Magic is the 2-1 morning line favorite from the No. 11 post for the 94th Blue Grass at Keeneland that will award 170 total points toward next month’s Kentucky Derby.

Last year’s Breeders’ Cup Juvenile champion and Eclipse Award winner will lead a 15-horse field in Saturday’s $1 million Grade 2 stakes race. The winner will earn 100 points toward the May 5 Derby at Churchill Downs, with the next three finishers awarded 40, 20 and 10 points respectively. Good Magic is coming off a third in the Grade 2 Fountain of Youth at Gulfstream on March 3.
Kentucky Derby: What Time, Where to Watch, Horses, Post Times

Free Drop Billy is the 5-1 second choice with Quip and Flameaway the 6-1 third choices for the 1 1/8-mile feature race with a scheduled 6:23 p.m. EDT post at Keeneland.