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2012 Kentucky Derby Odds: Bodemeister Still Overwhelming Favorite At 4-1

This 138th running of the annual Kentucky Derby will be held this Saturday, May 5th. With the post position announcements being released on Wednesday, Bodemeister is the early 4-1 favorite to win.

Here's a look at the latest odds, sorted by post position:

  1. Daddy Long Legs: 30/1
  2. Optimizer: 50/1
  3. Take Charge Indy: 10/1
  4. Union Rags: 9/2
  5. Dullahan: 8/1
  6. Bodemeister: 4/1
  7. Rousing Sermon: 50/1
  8. Creative Cause: 12/1
  9. Trinniberg: 50/1
  10. Daddy Nose Best: 15/1
  11. Alpha: 15/1
  12. Prospective: 30/1
  13. Went The Day Well: 20/1
  14. Hansen: 10/1
  15. Gemologist: 6/1
  16. El Padrino: 20/1
  17. Done Talking: 50/1
  18. Sabercat: 30/1
  19. I'll Have Another: 12/1
  20. Liaison: 50/1

Union Rags is a close second choice at 9-2 with Gemologist third at 6-1 followed by Dullahan at 8-1 in a full field of 20 horses.

The race is set for Saturday at 5 ET, although there is a bevy of TV coverage before and after the actual race.

For more coverage of the Kentucky Derby, check out SB Nation's Kentucky Derby Stream

Photographs by jamesbrandon, jdtornow, phlezk, flygraphix, mcdlttx, tomasland, and literalbarrage used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.