The 2019 Kentucky Derby Horse Names, Ranked

May 3, 2019

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Ahead of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday, May 4, The Week has ranked the names of each horse racing this year. Here they are:

  1. Roadster. Odds based on name alone: 2/1. Actual odds: 9/2. 
  2. Spinoff. Odds based on name alone: 5/2. Actual odds: 30/1. 
  3. Cutting Humor. Odds based on name alone: 3/1. Actual odds: 20/1.
  4. Gray Magician. Odds based on name alone: 5/1. Actual odds: 50/1.
  5. Bodexpress. Odds based on name alone: 8/1. Actual odds: 40/1.
  6. War of Will. Odds based on name alone: 8/1. Actual odds: 20/1. 
  7. Code of Honor. Odds based on name alone: 15/1. Actual odds: 10/1. 
  8. By My Standards. Odds based on name alone: 20/1. Actual odds: 20/1. 
  9. Haikal. Odds based on name alone: 25/1. Actual odds: 30/1
  10. Vekoma. Odds based on name alone: 30/1. Actual odds: 20/1. 
  11. Maximum Security. Odds based on name alone: 30/1. Actual odds: 6/1.
  12. Master Fencer. Odds based on name alone: 30/1. Actual odds: 60/1. 
  13. Plus Que Parfait. Odds based on name alone: 35/1. Actual odds: 50/1.
  14. Tacitus. Odds based on name alone: 35/1. Actual odds: 8/1. 
  15. Country House. Odds based on name alone: 40/1. Actual odds: 30/1. 
  16. Long Range Toddy. Odds based on name alone: 45/1. Actual odds: 30/1. 
  17. Win Win Win. Odds based on name alone: 50/1. Actual odds: 14/1.
  18. Game Winner. Odds based on name alone: 50/1. Actual odds: 4/1
  19. Improbable. Odds based on name alone: 50/1. Actual odds: 5/1. 
  20. Tax. Odds based on name alone: 75/1. Actual odds: 20/1.