Free Kentucky Derby Pool at DraftKings with $100K in Prizes for Those Who Cannot Bet Horses in Their State

Kentucky Derby

Kentucky Derby entrant Essential Quality waits to work out at Churchill Downs Thursday, April 29, 2021, in Louisville, Ky. The 147th running of the Kentucky Derby is scheduled for Saturday, May 1. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

  • DraftKings has an exciting way for you to be involved in this weekend’s 147th Kentucky Derby
  • Simply answer eight questions about the results of the race
  • Read below for all the details and how to enter DraftKings’ Kentucky Derby $100k free-to-enter pool

If you’re looking for a way to get some action down on this weekend’s Kentucky Derby in a free-to-play pool, then DraftKings has you covered! Head over to DraftKings to participate in their $100k Pool: Kentucky’s Big Horse Race.

If you live in a state with access to online Kentucky Derby betting then be sure to check out TVG for all your wagering needs. But whether you live in one of those states or in a state where TVG is not available – Alabama, Alaska, Georgia, Hawaii, Kansas, Maine, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Wisconsin, and the District of Columbia – there’s no better way to be involved in the Derby than DraftKings’ contest.

Simply answer eight questions for your chance at a share of $100,000!

>> Enter DraftKings’ Free-to-Play Kentucky Derby Contest <<

DraftKings Kentucky Derby Pool Details

There are some specifics to know with this offer from DraftKings:

  • $0 entry fee (free to enter)
  • Max entries: 1
  • Sign up by 6:50 pm EST on Saturday, May 1, 2021
  • Pick the correct answers by the start of the 5/1 Big Race for a shot at this guaranteed prize pool
  • ATC official rules and scoring are used to determine the correct answers

>> Enter DraftKings’ Free-to-Play Kentucky Derby Contest <<

  • In the event of a tie on the finish time of the race Question 4 will be void
  • All prizes will be distributed at the close of the race
  • This pool allows 1 entry per person

In case we didn’t hammer this home enough, IT’S FREE!! But that doesn’t mean DraftKings isn’t handing out some cash. The prize pool is as follows:

  • 1st – $5,000
  • 2nd – 3rd – $1,000
  • 4th – 5th – $500
  • 6th – 55th – $100
  • 56th – 155th – $50
  • 156th – 1655  -$25
  • 1656th – 3155th – $10
  • 3156th – 8055th – $5
  • 8056th – 13055th – $1

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The questions to answer include:

  1. Predict which horse will finish first?
  2. Which horse will finish second?
  3. Which horse will finish third?
  4. Winning horse time – Over or Under 2:02:50?
  5. What will be the saddlecloth number of the winning horse?
  6. Post position of the winning horse?
  7. Which horse will have the better finishing position – Known Agenda or Hot Rod Charlie?
  8. Which horse will have the better finishing position – Highly Motivated or Medina Spirit?

Best Bets for the Kentucky Derby

Before you enter your selections in the DraftKings pool, be sure to check out the Kentucky Derby odds to see which horses are favored and which may offer you better value. Also check out our Kentucky Derby coverage to give you all the tips and betting advice you need to make an informed decision.

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Ryan Metivier

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