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Kentucky Derby 2012 Picks: I'll Have Another A Value Bet, Creative Cause To Place

There are four horses with Los Angeles connections, and all of them are trailing the current favorites Bodemeister and Union Rags. The ones with the best overall odds are I'll Have Another and Creative Cause, who both sport 12/1 odds.

Indeed, if you're looking for a value pick here, I'll Have Another isn't too bad. He won the Santa Anita Derby and is used to performing well in long races like the daunting mile and a quarter these horses will have to tread at Churchill Downs. As long as the weather stays clear, this might be a horse to ride on.

Creative Cause might be a good bet to place (hasn't finished worse than third in his eight races) and not a bad bet to win either; the horse just loves finishing high up there.

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