odds-on favorite

odds-on favorite

the most popular choice of a wager. Fred is the odds-on favorite for president of the board of trustees.
See also: favorite
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When he's bad, well, you get the idea - he finished 11th in the Kentucky Derby and 10th in the Breeders' Cup Classic last year, and has been beaten as an odds-on favorite four times in a 16-race career.