odds-on favorite

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odds-on favorite

The person, car, racehorse most favored to win. (Used almost exclusively in reference to racehorses in the phrase "odds-on favorite.") As usual, Man o' War is the odds-on favorite to win. I'd say no other horse really stands a chance. Who do you think is the odds-on favorite to win the World Cup?
See also: 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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The derby is also a graveyard for odds on favourites and I think we will see another upset.
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