I Want Revenge Is Early Derby Fave

By Newser Editors and Wire Services
Posted Apr 29, 2009 1:06 PM CDT
Kentucky Derby hopeful DunKirk gets a bath from groom Diego Martinez after his morning workout today.   (AP Photo)
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(Newser) – I Want Revenge has been made the early 3-1 favorite for Saturday's Kentucky Derby, with Pioneerof the Nile and Dunkirk sharing second-favorite status in the full field of 20 horses. I Want Revenge, coming off eye-catching victories on dirt in the Gotham Stakes and Wood Memorial at New York's Aqueduct, drew the No. 13 post position today. Pioneerof the Nile and Dunkirk are both 4-1, with Friesan Fire, the fourth choice, at 5-1.