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Catalytic: Kentucky Derby Horse Odds, History and Prediction

FanDuel Staff
FanDuel Staff
Catalytic: Kentucky Derby Horse Odds, History and Prediction

The 150th Kentucky Derby is nearly here, and the field of 20 three-year-old horses is set.

Catalytic ended th Road to the Kentucky Derby with 50 qualifying points to earn a spot in Derby 150.

Catalytic Kentucky Derby Odds and Post Position

Catalytic's Kentucky Derby morning line odds are 30-1 (+3000).

Catalytic drew post position 5.

ML Odds
1DornochDanny GarganLuis Saez20-1
2Sierra LeoneChad BrownTyler Gaffalione3-1
3Mystik DanKenny McPeekBrian Hernandez20-1
4Catching FreedomBrad CoxFlavien Prat8-1
5CatalyticSaffie Joseph, Jr.Jose Ortiz30-1
6Just SteelD. Wayne LukasKeith Asmussen20-1
7Honor MarieWhit BeckmanBen Curtis20-1
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Catalytic Horse Trainer and Jockey

Trainer Saffie Joseph Jr.'s Skyppylongstocking finished third in the 2022 Belmont Stakes, and Catalytic marks Joseph's third career Derby horse.

Joseph Jr. spoke with FanDuel TV about Catalytic:

Jockey Jose Ortiz makes his ninth career Derby start. Ortiz owns wins at the 2022 Preakness Stakes (Early Voting) and the 2017 Belmont Stakes (Tapwrit).

Ortiz also shared thoughts on Catalytic:

Catalytic Race History

Catalytic has three career races and has been in the money in all three -- despite a max Speed Score of 90.

Speed Scores via Equibase.

Speed Score
3/30/2024Gulfstream ParkCurlin Florida Derby Presented by Hill 'n' Dale Farms at Xalapa (Gr. 1)290
3/8/2024Tampa BayAllowance Optional Claiming285
10/7/2023Gulfstream ParkMaiden Special Weight183

Catalytic Kentucky Derby Prediction and Pick

Three races and no worse than a runner-up is what the results show for Catalytic ahead of Derby 150. However, the Speed Scores are low, maxing out at 90.

Among 18 horses in the field with Speed Score data, that's the lowest high-end output of them all.

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