M Resort to have in-running bets on Kentucky Derby

May 1, 2009 11:02 PM
by Mark Mayer | Add Saturday's Kentucky Derby to the in-running wagering menu as M Resort expands its new wave concept.

"I think it’s going to go great, but you have to be fast," said Mike Colbert, race and sports manager at M. "You will be able to wager during the race up until they get to the 16th pole."

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"I am very excited about this concept being done for the biggest horse race of the year," said Lou D’Amico, the M’s director of race and sports operations. It’s going to make for a great Derby weekend."

The in-running wagering will involve I Want Revenge, Pioneerof The Nile and Dunkirk against the field. Customers can also wager on I Want Revenge against the field. There will also be a number of props on the big board.

"I think the in-running wagering gives the players an advantage," Colbert said. "They will just have to act quick."