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Kentucky Derby post positions and odds revealed

We now know the post positions for all 20 horses looking to win the race for the roses at this year’s Kentucky Derby.

The draw for the 143rd running was held this morning at Churchill Downs, and the morning line odds were released shortly after the positions were set.

Have a look at your positions and odds. Classic Empire is the favorite.

Post Horse Jockey Trainer Morning line odds
1 Lookin at Lee Corey Lanerie Steve Asmussen 20-1
2 Thunder Snow Christophe Soumillon Saaed bin Suroor 20-1
3 Fast and Accurate Channing Hill Mike Maker 50-1
4 Untrapped Ricardo Santana Jr Steve Asmussen 30-1
5 Always Dreaming John Velazquez Todd Pletcher 5-1
6 State of Honor Jose Lezcano Mark Casse 30-1
7 Girvin Mike Smith Joe Sharp 15-1
8 Hence Floren Geroux Steve Asmussen 15-1
9 Irap Mario Gutierrez Doug O’Neill 20-1
10 Gunnevera Javier Castellano Antonio Sano 15-1
11 Battle of Midway Flavien Prat Jerry Hollendorfer 30-1
12 Sonneteer Kent Desormeaux Keith Desormeaux 50-1
13 J Boys Echo Luis Saez Dale Romans 20-1
14 Classic Empire Julien Laparoux Mark Casse 4-1
15 McCraken Brian Hernandez Jr Ian Wilkes 5-1
16 Tapwrit Jose Ortiz Todd Pletcher 20-1
17 Irish War Cry Rajiv Maragh Graham Motion 6-1
18 Gormley Victor Espinoza John Shirreffs 15-1
19 Practical Joke Joel Rosario Chad Brown 20-1
20 Patch Tyler Gafflione Todd Pletcher 30-1

Nyquist, last year’s winner, ran from Gate 13.

Good luck!

Article written by Drew Franklin

I can recite every line from Forrest Gump, blindfolded. Follow me on Twitter: @DrewFranklinKSR