Intense Holiday doesn't have the best odds, 25-1, but this horse is another contender under the training of Todd Pletcher. John Velazquez is the jockey and he is very experience when it comes to the Kentucky Derby. His bio
states: John Velazquez has ridden in thirteen editions of the Kentucky Derby and won the 2011 Kentucky Derby aboard Animal Kingdom. He won the 2004 Kentucky Oaks with Ashado. John was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 2011 and was twice awarded the Eclipse Award for Outstanding Jockey. He is a two time Belmont Stakes winner and has ridden 10 horses to victory in the Breeders' Cup.