Kentucky Derby Office Pool

Overview of Pool

Create a board with a list of all the horses slated to race in the Kentucky Derby (this could be done for the Preakness or any other race too). Have all of the pool participants sign their name by the horse that they believe will win. Everybody antes the same amount of money and whoever selected the winning horse divvies up pot.

If 9 out of the 10 participants select the favored horse, and she wins, they will have to split the winnings 9 ways, but if the person that selected the underdog wins they get the proceeds to themselves.

Date & Time

The 2019 Kentucky Derby is on Saturday, May 4th shortly after 6:30 P.M. ET.

The Horses & Odds

Here are the odds to Win 2019 Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs from VegasInsider.com as of April 22, 2019. These odds, and horses, are subject to and will likely change before the derby. Be sure to check fresh odds the day of the race.

Link to check live odds: http://www.vegasinsider.com/horse-racing/story.cfm/story/1944105

Omaha Beach 4/1
Game Winner 9/2
Improbable 5/1
Maximum Security 5/1
Roadster 5/1
Instagrand 7/1
Tacitus 8/1
Haikal 10/1
Long Range Toddy 12/1
Vekoma 12/1
Code Of Honor 16/1
Spinoff 20/1
War Of Will 20/1
Win Win Win 20/1
Cutting Humor 25/1
By My Standards 30/1
Plus Que Parfait 30/1
Owendale 35/1
Country House 40/1
Gray Magician 40/1
Master Fencer 40/1
Tax 40/1
Anothertwistafate 45/1
Bodexpress 60/1
Bourbon War 60/1
Signalman 60/1
Sueno 60/1

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Kentucky Derby Office Pool Template Screenshot

Screenshot of Pool

Here is a photo of my board from a previous Kentucky Derby. I was at a Kentucky Derby party (which I highly recommended hosting or attending) so we used a whiteboard instead of a spreadsheet. Notice that you can put your initials on more than one horse, and you can also initial the same horse more than once.

Oh yeah … I won, which never happens!

kentucky derby pool screenshot

 

 

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