2012 Kentucky Derby Picks: Daddy Nose Best Might Be Better Bet Than Bodemeister

Among the Arizona horses, there are three potential possibilites. There's the favorite in Bodemeister, the mid-range sleeper in Daddy Nose Best, and the long underdog in Liaison.

Let's face it, Bodemeister has really short odds at 4-1. Not really who you want to be laying your money on such a big favorite, since the payout isn't that significant. You're probably better putting your money off on mid-level favorites, like Daddy Nose Best.

Daddy Nose Best seems pretty solid at 15-1. He's played very well the past few weeks and coming from off the pace, a style that works well in the Derby and could come in handy when trying to come from behind in Churchill Downs. Liaison is a long shot and probably shouldn't be trusted with your money. So don't.

For more discussion and analysis of everything horse racing including the 2012 Kentucky Derby and Triple Crown, make sure that you head on over to SB Nation's horse blog And Down The Stretch They Come. You can also check out SB Nation's dedicated Kentucky Derby Stream.

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