POLE POSITION: Kentucky Derby Sets The Field

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Donegal Racing was hoping for a good draw, and they got it.

Iowa owned horse Dullahan drew the 5th pole position in the Kentucky Derby Wednesday.

Dullahan is 8-1 and the fourth favorite in a twenty horse field.  The favorite is Bodemeister at 4-1

Here is the post-position draw for Saturday’s Kentucky Derby:

1. Daddy Long Legs
Jockey: Colm O’Donoghue
Trainer: Aidan O’Brien
Odds: 30-1

2. Optimizer
Jockey: Jon Court
Trainer: Wayne Lukas
Odds: 50-1

3. Take Charge Indy
Jockey: Calvin Borel
Trainer: Pat Byrne
Odds: 15-1

4. Union Rags
Jockey: Julien Leparoux
Trainer: Michael Matz
Odds: 9-2

5. Dullahan
Jockey: Kent Desormeaux
Trainer: Dale Romans
Odds: 8-1

6. Bodemeister
Jockey: Mike Smith
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Odds: 4-1

7. Rousing Sermon
Jockey: Jose Lezcano
Trainer: Jerry Hollendorfer
Odds: 50-1

8. Creative Cause
Jockey: Joel Rosario
Trainer: Michael Harrington
Odds: 12-1

9. Trinniberg
Jockey: Willie Martinez
Trainer: Bisnath Parboo
Odds: 50-1

10. Daddy Nose Best
Jockey: Garrett Gomez
Trainer: Steve Asmussen
Odds: 15-1

11. Alpha
Jockey: Rajiv Maragh
Trainer: Kiaran McLaughlin
Odds: 15-1

12. Prospective
Jockey: Luis Contreras
Trainer: Mark Casse
Odds: 30-1

13. Went the Day Well
Jockey: John Velazquez
Trainer: Graham Motion
Odds: 20-1

14. Hansen
Jockey: Ramon Dominguez
Trainer: Michael Maker
Odds: 10-1

15. Gemologist
Jockey: Javier Castellano
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Odds: 6-1

16. El Padrino
Jockey: Rafael Bejarano
Trainer: Todd Pletcher
Odds: 20-1

17. Done Talking
Jockey: Sheldon Russell
Trainer: Hamilton Smith
Odds: 50-1

18. Sabercat
Jockey: Corey Nakatani
Trainer: Steve Asmussen
Odds: 30-1

19. I’ll Have Another
Jockey: Mario Gutierrez
Trainer: Doug O’Neill
Odds: 12-1

20. Liaison
Jockey: Martin Garcia
Trainer: Bob Baffert
Odds: 50-1