Forbidden Kingdom is top individual choice in Derby Future Wager

Forbidden Kingdom was the top individual choice in the Kentucky Derby Future Wager Pool 5 at midday Eastern time on Sunday.

Smile Happy also was at 6-1, but Forbidden Kingdom led in the amount wagered, $18,785 to $16,973.

Right behind was Classic Causeway at 8-1 after his gate-to-wire win Saturday in the Tampa Bay Derby, down from 15-1 on the morning line.

The lowest odds in the 24-entry field were for all other 3-year-olds, at 5-1.

At 11:50 am EDT, the win pool stood at $162,530.

KDFW Pool 4 Trainer ML Midday Sunday Wagers
1. Barber Road John Ortiz 50-1 39-1 $3,304
2. Call Me Midnight Keith Desormeaux 50-1 67-1 $1,967
3. Charge It Todd Pletcher 30-1 19-1 $6,501
4. Classic Causeway Brian Lynch 15-1 8-1 $14,020
5. Cyberknife Brad Cox 50-1 50-1 $2,623
6. Early Voting Chad Brown 30-1 17-1 $7,223
7. Emmanuel Todd Pletcher 15-1 28-1 $4,559
8. Epicenter Steve Asmussen 8-1 11-1 $10,678
9. Ethereal Road D. Wayne Lukas 50-1 24-1 $5,218
10. Forbidden Kingdom Richard Mandella 5-1 6-1 $18,785
11. In Due Time Kelly Breen 30-1 45-1 $2,868
12. Major General Todd Pletcher 50-1 46-1 $2,827
13. Mo Donegal Todd Pletcher 12-1 23-1 $5,401
14. Morello Steve Asmussen 10-1 16-1 $7,815
15. Pioneer of Medina Todd Pletcher 30-1 61-1 $2,134
16. Rattle N Roll Ken McPeek 20-1 40-1 $3,240
17. Shipsational Ed Barker 50-1 43-1 $2,999
18. Simplification Antonio Sano 12-1 19-1 $6,693
19. Smile Happy Ken McPeek 6-1 6-1 $16,973
20. Un Ojo Ricky Courville 50-1 34-1 $3,777
21. White Abarrio Saffie Joseph Jr. 15-1 20-1 $6,329
22. Zandon Chad Brown 12-1 35-1 $3,722
23. Zozos Brad Cox 50-1 38-1 $3,414
24. All other 3-year-olds 6-1 5-1 $19,451

In the Kentucky Oaks Future Wager, Echo Zulu remained the top choice at 5-2, with $8,212 wagered. She was at 4-1 on the morning line. Secret Oath was the second choice, at 9-2. She moved from morning-line odds of 6-1 after trainer D. Wayne Lukas said she will start next in the Arkansas Derby (G2).

All other 3-year-old fillies stood at 8-1, down from 10-1 on the morning line. The total wagered in the pool is $39,956.

KDFW Pool 4 Trainer ML Midday Sunday Wagers
1. A Mo Reay Todd Pletcher 30-1 26-1 $1,196
2. Ain’t Easy Philip D’Amato 20-1 31-1 $1,012
3. Awake At Midnyte Doug O’Neill 20-1 42-1 $757
4. Bernabreezy Matt Shirer 50-1 68-1 $469
5. Bubble Rock Brad Cox 30-1 27-1 $1,133
6. Classy Edition Todd Pletcher 15-1 37-1 $855
7. Echo Zulu Steve Asmussen 4-1 5-2 $8,212
8. Fannie and Freddie AlStall Jr. 30-1 99-1 $264
9. Favorite Todd Pletcher 20-1 65-1 $488
10. Goddess of Fire Todd Pletcher 20-1 47-1 $679
11. Hidden Connection Bret Calhoun 50-1 35-1 $905
12. Ice Orchid John Ortiz 50-1 68-1 $469
13. Juju’s Map Brad Cox 10-1 23-1 $1,326
14. Kathleen O. Shug McGaughey 8-1 9-1 $3,129
15. Nest Todd Pletcher 8-1 14-1 $2,177
16. Nostalgic Bill Mott 20-1 39-1 $806
17. Sandstone Ken McPeek 15-1 72-1 $447
18. Secret Oath D. Wayne Lukas 6-1 9-2 $5,738
19. Shahama Todd Pletcher 30-1 24-1 $1,299
20. Gymnast Loose Brad Cox 15-1 20-1 $1,487
21. Venti Valentine Jorge Abreuc 15-1 11-1 $2,519
22. Veterans Highway Rusty Arnold 50-1 66-1 $484
23. Yuugiri Rodolphe Brisset 50-1 89-1 $361
24. All other 3yo fillies 10-1 8-1 $3,374

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