Kentucky Derby Post Positions Announced

The Kentucky Derby post draw has decided which gates each contending horse will take off from on Saturday. According to The Heavy, there are 20 horses competing in the race.

Post 1: Ocho Ocho Ocho (Jockey: Elvis Trujillo, Owner: DP Racing, LLC, Trainer: Jim Cassidy)
Post 2: Carpe Diem (Jockey: John Velazquez, Owner: WinStar Farm, LLC & Stonestreet Stables LLC, Trainer: Todd Pletcher)
Post 3: Materiality (Jockey: Javier Castellano, Owner: Alto Racing, LLC, Trainer: Todd Pletcher)
Post 4: Tencendur (Jockey: Manny Franco, Owner: Philip S. Birsh, Trainer: George Weaver)
Post 5: Danzig Moon (Jockey: Julien Leparoux, Owner: John C. Oxley, Trainer: Mark Casse)
Post 6: Mubtaahij (Jockey: Christophe Soumillon, Owner: Sheikh Mohammed bin Khalifa Al Maktoum, Trainer: Mike de Kock)
Post 7: El Kabeir (Jockey: Calvin Borel, Owner: Zayat Stables, Trainer: John Terranova II)
Post 8: Dortmund (Jockey: Martin Garcia, Owner: Kaleem Shah, Inc., Trainer: Bob Baffert)
Post 9: Bolo (Jockey: Rafael Bejarano, Owner: Golden Pegasus Racing Inc. & Mack, Trainer: Carla Gaines)
Post 10: Firing Line (Jockey: Gary Stevens, Owner: Arnold Zetcher, Trainer: Simon Callaghan)
Post 11: Stanford (Jockey: Florent Geroux, Owner: Stonestreet Stables LLC, Trainer: Todd Pletcher)
Post 12: International Star (Jockey: Miguel Mena, Owners: Kenneth L. and Sarah K. Ramsey, Trainer: Mike Maker)
Post 13: Itsaknockout (Jockey: Luis Saez, Owner: Starlight Racing, Trainer: Todd Pletcher)
Post 14: Keen Ice (Jockey: James Graham, Owner: Donegal Racing, Trainer: Dale Romans)
Post 15: Frosted Joel (Jockey: Joel Rosario, Owner: Godolphin, Trainer: Kiaran McLaughlin)
Post 16: War Story (Jockey: Joe Talamo, Owner: Christopher T. Dunn and Loooch Racing Stable, Inc., Trainer: Tom Amoss)
Post 17: Mr. Z (Jockey: Ramon Vazquez, Owner: Zayat Stables, Trainer: D. Wayne Lukas)
Post 18: American Pharoah (Jockey: Victor Espinoza, Owner: Zayat Stables, Trainer: Bob Baffert)
Post 19: Upstart (Jockey: Jose Ortiz, Owner: Ralph M. Evans, Trainer: Rick Violette Jr.)
Post 20: Far Right (Jockey: Mike Smith, Owner: H T Rosenblum and R V LaPenta, Trainer: Ron Moquett)

Posts via USA Today.

As previously reported by the Inquisitr, American Pharoah is a favorite to win. If he’s going to do it, he’ll have to really get out in front from post 18… and that’s tough.

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