Horse racing fans are now excited for the 2009 Kentucky Derby. In a few hours, the Kentucky Derby officials will be posting the Kentucky Derby Post Positions for this year. And I'm sure, people will now start speculating on the Kentucky Derby Odds.
2009 marks the 135th Kentucky Derby Festival. The official race will happen on May 2 and will be televised in the United States via NBC. Early favorites to win the 2009 Kentucky Derby are Old Fashioned, Friesan Fire, Haynesfield, Pioneerof the Nile, Flying Pegasus and Stardom Bound.
Let's see how they will fare with the Kentucky Derby Odds once the official Kentucky Derby Post Positions are released. The Kentucky Derby post time is listed as 6:04 PM EST.
Stay tuned and come back to this website and I will give you the 2009 Kentucky Derby Post Positions as soon as they are released. Thank you.
Here is the field, with post, jockey, trainer and odds.
1. West Side Bernie (Stewart Elliott, Kelly Breen), 30-1
2. Musket Man (Eibar Coa, Derek Ryan), 20-1
3. Mr. Hot Stuff (John Velazquez, Eoin Harty), 30-1
4. Advice (Rene Douglas, Todd Pletcher), 30-1
5. Hold Me Back (Kent Desormeaux, Bill Mott), 15-1
6. Friesan Fire (Gabriel Saez, Larry Jones), 5-1
7. Papa Clem (Rafael Bejarano, Gary Stute), 20-1
8. Mine That Bird (Calvin Borel, Bennie Woolley Jr.), 50-1
9. Join in the Dance (Chris DeCarlo, Todd Pletcher), 50-1
10. Regal Ransom (Alan Garcia, Saeed bin Suroor), 30-1
11. Chocolate Candy (Mike Smith, Jerry Hollendorfer), 20-1
12. General Quarters (Julien Leparoux, Jeff Mullins), 20-1
13. I Want Revenge (Joe Talamo, Jeff Mullins), 3-1
14. Atomic Bird (Joe Bravo, Kelly Breen), 50-1
15. Dunkirk (Edgar Prado, Todd Pletcher), 4-1
16. Pioneerof the Nile (Garrett Gomez, Bob Baffert), 4-1
17. Summer Bird (Chris Rosier, Tim Ice), 50-1
18. Nowhere to Hide (Shaun Bridgmohan, Nick Zito), 50-1
19. Desert Party (Ramon Dominguez, Saeed bin Suroor), 15-1
20. Flying Private (Robby Albarado, D. Wayne Lukas), 50-1
Thanks to Churchill Downs for this information.
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