02/13/2009 12:00AM

All kinds of odds available on Desert Party

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After his victory in Thursday's UAE 2000 Guineas, Desert Party was introduced by the British bookmaker Coral into their Derby betting at 16-1. In the Kentucky Derby Future Wager in the United States, through midafternoon Friday, he was only 3-2, part of the mutuel field. By far the best price was available in Las Vegas: Harrah's Race Book had Desert Party at 60-1.

Old Fashioned, the 6-1 Derby Future Wager favorite in the States, was longer in Britain at 14-1 with both Coral and Ladbrokes, while 10-1 at Harrah's. Pioneerof the Nile was the Ladbrokes favorite at 12-1 but was 13-1 in the U.S. future wager, 16-1 with Coral, and 20-1 at Harrah's.

There was some value on Midshipman at the the two British firms, who had him at 20-1 when he stood at 18-1 in the U.S. future wager, with Harrah's offering 15-1.

Kentucky Derby Future Wager odds are subject to change through the bet's closing time, 6 p.m. Sunday.