From CBS Sports (Pics and video added by B.S. Report)
By Eric Kay
The Greatest Two Minutes in Sports is back for the 138th time. The Kentucky Derby will air Saturday on NBC with the post time set for 6:24 p.m. EDT.
Three horses stand out as favorites among the field. According to Bovada, Bob Baffert’s Bodemeister checks in as the field’s overall favorite at 4-1, but Bodemeister has to break a long-standing jinx to win the Derby.
“Bodemeister has never raced as a two-year-old and that’s trying to break about a 130-year-old jinx in the sense that no horse who hasn’t raced as a two-year-old hasn’t won the derby since 1882,” Derby expert Cary Fotias said. “The last 60 or so have failed and most have failed miserably.” (Read more.)