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Golden Rod Stakes Betting Preview

November 25, 2023


Do not overlook the Golden Rod Stakes G2 event at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday, November 25th. Witness eight spirited horses vying for a portion of the $400,000 prize, with Thorpedo Anna leading the pack with 5-2 odds in the 10th race on a 1 1/16 mile dirt track.


  • Date / Track: 11/25/2023 Churchill Downs

  • Post Time: 5:27 PM ET

  • Distance: 1 1/16 mile (dirt)

  • Purse: $400,000

Golden Rod Stakes Betting Preview

Eight competing horses, some with notable momentum, could influence their performance. Consistent past success remains crucial for securing a victory.

Six horses have recent wins on their resume. Even better, all eight have placed in the top two in their most recent race. This offers arguably the best field on the day of races.

Horses with Best Chance to Win

Discover a variety of betting options for the 2023 Golden Rod Stakes, featuring a choice of eight horses for you to tailor your wagers. Explore potential exacta or trifecta bets with the thoughtfully selected options provided.

Thorpedo Anna 8-5

Thorpedo Anna has won both of her events that she has entered this year. Her most recent race was the Allowance held here earlier this month. Assuming she lands a good jump out of the gate, she is a top contender to win.

West Sunset 2-1

West Sunset has also been victorious in both of her races this year just like Thorpedo Anna. Her most recent success was at the Rags to Riches Stakes LS back in October here at this track, showing that she has what it takes to do well on this track.

Gin Gin 8-1

Gin Gin has yet to fall outside of the top three in all three of her races this year. She has a win and two runner-ups, with her recent race being the runner-up in the Rags to Riches LS behind West Sunset. She will get the opportunity to race against her rival and has shown she is comfortable on this track.

Odds, Series Trends and Free Pick

MyBookie presents the 2023 Golden Rod Stakes betting odds, providing diverse options. Assess horses with favorable odds to enhance your betting strategy.


  • Dozen Diamonds: 20-1

  • Intricate: 6-1

  • Purloin: 10-1

  • Here’s The Spider: 30-1

  • Central Avenue: 5-1

  • Gin Gin: 8-1

  • West Sunset: 2-1

  • Thorpedo Anna: 8-5

Central Avenue 5-1

Even though Central Avenue does not have two wins like the rest of the field, she has a win and a runner-up so far. Her recent performance was the second place at the Frizette G1 event, which is the more appealing finish out of all the recent ones in the field. She offers great recent momentum and nearly had a G1 win under her belt as she enters this race.

Spooky Express Pick: Central Avenue at 5-1 to Win