Road to the Kentucky Derby: Kingsbarns Pays Off on FanDuel Racing in 2023 Louisiana Derby Win

Kingsbarns wins 2023 Louisiana Derby and Qualifies for Kentucky Derby.
Kingsbarns wins 2023 Louisiana Derby and Qualifies for Kentucky Derby. / Lou Hodges, Jr / Hodges Photography

Kingsbarns won his stakes debut Saturday in impressive fashion, going wire-to-wire and drawing clear for a 3 1/2-length victory over Disarm - the top two picks in FanDuel Racing's preview that paid $94.60 on a $2 exacta wager on FanDuel Racing. The lightly-raced Todd Pletcher-trained colt did not race as a 2-year-old, but has been special in three starts his sophomore season on the Road to the Kentucky Derby.

Kingsbarns, named for a golf course in Scotland, has birdied every hole on his way to Churchill Downs for the 2023 Kentucky Derby. The son of Uncle Mo and was purchased by Spendthrift Farm for $800,000 at the Fasig-Tipton Gulfstream auction.

Kingsbarns Betting and 2023 Kentucky Derby Odds

Kingsbarns is now getting bet more at leading online sportsbooks including FanDuel Racing, where he currently sits at 11/1 odds to win the Kentucky Derby. But racing fans still have a chance to place a Kentucky Derby Future Wager by April 1 at 6 p.m. ET in Pool 6 of the KDFW with Kingsbarns offered at 20/1 odds.

Ahead of the April 1 Florida Derby that features 2-year-old champion, Fountain of Youth winner, and current Kentucky Derby favorite Forte, fans can also watch other leading Kentucky Derby favorites and contenders in the Arkansas Derby April 1. There are three more major Derby prep/points races on April 8 - Santa Anita Derby, Blue Grass Stakes and Wood Memorial.

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