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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White Abarrio Kentucky Derby Odds and Post Position
White Abarrio currently has 10-1 odds to win the Kentucky Derby in 2022. That has him tied as the fourth favorite in the field. White Abarrio drew a post position of 15 for the Derby.
White Abarrio Horse Trainer and Jockey
White Abarrio is trained by Saffie Joseph Jr. Joseph broke through on the national stage when his colt Math Wizard scored an upset victory in the $1 million Pennsylvania Derby on Sept. 21, 2019. Saffie has ranked 4th in wins among trainers during Gulfstream Park’s 2018-19 championship meet. Tyler Gaffalione previously rode as White Abarrio’s jockey for both stake wins in Florida and is expected to ride again in the Kentucky Derby.
White Abarrio Race History
White Abarrio has a career record of 5 starts, 4 wins, 0 second and 1 third place finish. He comes into the Derby with 112 total Kentucky Derby points, placing 15 in the leaderboard. His notable finishes in the lead-up to the Kentucky Derby include a first place finish at the Florida Derby and the Holy Bull.
White Abarrio Prediction and Pick
White Abarrio has a very capable trainer looking for his first Kentucky Derby win and has two strong first place finishes in 2022. With a Equibase Speed Figure of 102, White Abarrio is 10-1 odds favorite and should have the aggressiveness to finish among the top of the Kentucky Derby field. The 10-1 odds make him a good value Win bet and a safer choice as a Place-Show bet.