Mo Donegal Kentucky Derby Horse Odds, History & Predictions

Mo Donegal Kentucky Derby Horse Odds, History & Predictions


The 2022 Kentucky Derby contenders field has been announced, along with post position and initial morning line odds.

The legendary horse race will take place on Saturday, May 7 at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. Some of the best three-year-old Thoroughbreds will begin their journey to make history as the 14th winner of the Triple Crown.

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Mo Donegal Kentucky Derby Odds and Post Position

Mo Donegal currently has 10-1 odds to win the Kentucky Derby in 2022. That has him as the 4th best favorite in the entire field. Mo Donegal drew the unfortunate 1st post position for the Derby, so he’ll be running against the rail. 

Mo Donegal Horse Trainer and Jockey

Mo Donegal is trained by Todd Pletcher. Pletcher won his first Dubai World Cup day race in 2019, capturing the Godolphin Mile with Coal Front. That fall, he also scored a first-ever win in the Longines Breeders' Cup Classic, as Vino Rosso took the $6 million race at Santa Anita Park. Irad Ortiz Jr will be riding Mo Donegal; In 2015 he piloted Lady Eli to victory in each of her first three races including the Grade 1, $1-million Belmont Oaks Invitational. The same year he won the Breeders' Cup Filly and Mare Turf with Stephanie's Kitten.

Mo Donegal Race History

Mo Donegal has a career record of 5 starts, 3 wins, 0 seconds and 2 third placements. He comes into the Derby with 112 total Kentucky Derby points, placing 1th in the leaderboard. His notable finishes in the lead-up to the Kentucky Derby include a first place finish at Wood Memorial. 

Mo Donegal Prediction and Pick

Mo Donegal has a Hall of Fame trainer looking for his third Kentucky Derby win after Super Saver, 2010 and Always Dreaming, 2017. With an Equibase Speed Figure of 103 , Mo Donegal is 10-1 odds favorite and should have the tenacity to finish among the top of the Kentucky Derby field. He’s a smart Win bet and we’d also pick Mo Donegal in any Exacta and Trifecta bets.