According to the latest 2011 Kentucky Derby odds, Pants on Fire is the hot last-minute pick to win the $1.4 million victor's share of the $2 million purse. Despite coming in with morning line odds of 20/1, Kelly Breen's colt now sits at 7/1, second to only Dialed In, who's slipped from a 4/1 favorite to 5/1 odds through the current update. Not very many experts are picking Pants on Fire to win it all -- pretty sure a lot of this is based on that great name. Sounds super fast!
The cutest odds adjustment: Twice the Appeal, who's halved his odds from 20/1 to 10/1. Twice the Appeal, half the odds! Shackelford, meanwhile, has taken a tumble from 12/1 to 24/1. One-time longshot Watch Me Go now has better odds than Brilliant Speed, Derby Kitten, Twinspired and Santiva -- hard to resist taking a flyer on 50/1 odds, but the No. 20 post positioned contender now has 25/1 odds. The new longshots? Decisive Moment and Comma to the Top, both 35/1.
Midnight Interlude and Mucho Macho Man have both inched their way into single-digit odds, each sitting at 9/1 as of this moment, while Nehro has fallen from the second most-valued contender to fifth.
Complete 2011 Kentucky Derby odds, as of just under an hour before the race's 6:24 pm ET post time:
The 2011 Kentucky Derby post time is at 6:24 p.m. (ET) on Saturday, May 7th and SB Nation has everything you need to prepare for it - current Derby odds, contender profiles, field updates and more. You can find all of that and more at our 2011 Kentucky Derby StoryStream. Also, our horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come has two must-read resources for Derby fans: A Beginner's Guide To Following Horse Racing and a glossary of horse racing terms.