DOLLAR BILL EARLY DERBY FAVORITE

May 04, 2001 10:18 PM
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Dollar Bill, who opened the Kentucky Derby betting at 10-1, has been made the early betting favorite at 3-1.

The morning line favorite, Point Given, is 7-2 after a full day of betting. He opened at 9-5.

Other early moves include Jamaican Rum, bet from an opening 50-1 down to 16-1; and Thunder Blitz, a 30-1 shot who was bet to 18-1.

Other early favorites yet to find favor with bettors is Congaree, who was 10-1 after opening at 5-1; and Monarchos, who was 12-1 after opening at 6-1.