Justify Installed The Early 3-1 Favorite For Kentucky Derby

Justify Installed The Early 3-1 Favorite For Kentucky Derby
Justify, ridden by Mike Smith, gallops past Bolt d’Oro, background left, with jockey Javier Castellano aboard, during the Santa Anita Derby horse race at Santa Anita on Saturday, April 7, 2018, in Arcadia, Calif. Justify won the race, and Bolt d’Oro came in second. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Justify has been made the early 3-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with Europe-based Mendelssohn the second choice in a full field of 20 horses.

Trained by four-time Derby winner Bob Baffert, Justify drew the No. 7 post on Tuesday. Six horses have won from there, most recently Street Sense in 2007. READ MORE>