Kentucky Derby 2018: The 5 favorites to win the 'Race for the Roses'

The 2018 Kentucky Derby field is set.

On Saturday, 20 horses will step into the gates at Churchill Downs, with one winning the "Run for the Roses" and making the first step toward Triple Crown immortality.

It's an incredibly talented field this year, with reasons to both love and doubt every horse entering the day with good odds. Currently, five horses stand out with odds in the single digits, including two undefeated horses and others that have dominated in their recent run of races.

Take a look below as we break down what you need to know about the favorites before placing your bets on this year's Kentucky Derby.

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