1/ST BET AI Picks: Kentucky Oaks & Kentucky Derby

The Kentucky Oaks (Friday) and Kentucky Derby (Saturday) are on the horizon, and 1/ST BET and Xpressbet are offering up to a $10 money-back special on every race at Churchill Downs both days. Get up to $10 back if your win bets finish second or third.

To assist your handicapping, top selections provided by the 1/ST BET app measure each contender against the 10 leading factors for each race. The 1/ST BET app looks at 52 handicapping factors and more than 200,000 past races to determine its AI selections.

You can use the automated handicapping factors, or create your own factor filters to incorporate angles you prefer. Full-card selections can be found in the 1/ST BET app. We’ve included the official track morning line odds with each runner.

Churchill Downs // Friday Race 11 // 5:51 pm ET // $1.25 million Grade 1 Kentucky Oaks

#7 Echo Zulu (4-1) // 32%W
#10 Kathleen O (7-2) // 14%W
#4 Nest (5-2) // 9%W
#9 Desert Dawn (20-1) // 9%W


Churchill Downs // Saturday Race 12 // 6:57 pm ET // $3 million Grade 1 Kentucky Derby

#12 Taiba (12-1) // 26%W
#10 Zandon (3-1) // 12%W
#3 Epicenter (7-2) // 11%W
#1 Mo Donegal (10-1) // 5%W


For complete win-place-show win projections on every Oaks and Derby starter, be sure to download the FREE 1/ST BET and Xpressbet Kentucky Derby Wager Guide.