Nyquist is the Derby favorite, and trainer Doug O'Neill loves it

05/02/2016 05:25 PM

Nyquist is the favorite for Saturday’s 142nd running of the Kentucky Derby. Depending on which site you check out, the winner of the Florida Derby is about a 3-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby.

Many times, in other sports, players or teams, prefer flying under the radar, but Nyquist trainer Doug O’Neill is thrilled his unbeaten Thoroughbred is the favorite. There is a lot of hoopla surrounding the horse, which is why O’Neill kept him at nearby Keeneland until this week.

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