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2012 Kentucky Derby: Post Time, TV Schedule, Video And More

Favorite Union Rags will lead the competitive field of 20 horses to the post.

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 02:  Union Rags trains on the track in preparation for the 138th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky.  (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 02: Union Rags trains on the track in preparation for the 138th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 2, 2012 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)
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A competitive field of 20 horses will run for the rose at Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky in the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby on Saturday evening.

The live odds on Saturday morning found Union Rags assuming the favorite role at 9:2 odds to win, as former favorite Bodemeister moved to 7:1 after spending much of the week as a 4:1 favorite. Track conditions hope to improve throughout the day as groundskeepers are hard at work getting the track in shape after overnight rain blew through the Louisville area.

Post Time: 6:24 p.m. ET

TV: NBC (coverage begins at 5:00 p.m. ET)

Online: NBC streaming coverage begins at 4:00 p.m. ET

Here are the latest live odds listed by post position:

  1. Daddy Long Legs 24-1
  2. Optimizer 35-1
  3. Take Charge Indy 10-1
  4. Union Rags 9-2
  5. Dullahan 9-1
  6. Bodemeister 7-1
  7. Rousing Sermon 35-1
  8. Creative Cause 10-1
  9. Trinniberg 39-1
  10. Daddy Nose Best 13-1
  11. Alpha 20-1
  12. Prospective 64-1
  13. Went The Day Well 25-1
  14. Hansen 12-1
  15. Gemologist 9-1
  16. El Padrino 27-1
  17. Done Talking 31-1
  18. Sabercat 33-1
  19. I'll Have Another 13-1
  20. Liaison 55-1

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Photographs by spatulated, Triple Tri, and chrischappelear used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.