Kentucky Derby Contenders & Post Positions

The post positions of the Kentucky Derby 2012 were drawn. With 20 starters, the purse for the Kentucky Derby will be $2,219,600 with $1,459,600 going to the winner. Here is the list of 2012 Kentucky Derby contenders with post positions, morning line odds, jockey information and live odds as of 3:43pm EST.

Post time for the Run for the Roses is 6:24 p.m. and the race will go as the 11th contest on the 13-race program that begins at 10:30 a.m.

PP Horse Trainer Jockey Odds Live Odds
1 Daddy Long Legs Aidan O’Brien Colm O’Donoghue 30-1 23-1
2 Optimizer D. Lukas Jon Court 50-1 35-1
3 Take Charge Indy Patrick Byrne Calvin Borel 15-1 10-1
4 Union Rags Michael Matz Julien Leparoux 9-2 9-2
5 Dullahan Dale Romans Kent Desormeaux 8-1 10-1
6 Bodemeister Bob Baffert Mike Smith 4-1 7-1
7 Rousing Sermon Jerry Hollendorfer Jose Lezcano 50-1 35-1
8 Creative Cause Mike Harrington Joel Rosario 12-1 11-1
9 Trinniberg Bisnath Parboo Willie Martinez 50-1 39-1
10 Daddy Nose Best Steven Asmussen Garrett Gomez 15-1 12-1
11 Alpha Kiaran McLaughlin Rajiv Maragh 15-1 21-1
12 Prospective Mark Casse Luis Contreras 30-1 56-1
13 Went the Day Well H. Motion John Velazquez 20-1 26-1
14 Hansen Michael Maker Ramon Dominguez 10-1 13-1
15 Gemologist Todd Pletcher Javier Castellano 6-1 8-1
16 El Padrino Todd Pletcher Rafael Bejarano 20-1 26-1
17 Done Talking Hamilton Smith Sheldon Russell 50-1 31-1
18 Sabercat Steven Asmussen Corey Nakatani 30-1 32-1
19 I’ll Have Another Doug O’Neill Mario Gutierrez 12-1 12-1
20 Liaison Bob Baffert Martin Garcia 50-1 52-1