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2017 Kentucky Derby Horses

For the Kentucky Derby, the post position has been is a fairly good indicator the winners being typically positions 5-8. Nyquist will start from 13 post while Gun Runner will start from the 10 post. Watch for Danzing Candy on the outside at post 20. With this speed horse and Mike Smith, some unusual things might happen.

The 142nd Kentucky Derby post is set for 6:25 p.m. ET on Saturday under the famed twin spires of Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky.

Kentucky Derby Horses
1Epicharis (JPN)50$0Kiyoshi Hagiwara
2Mont Saint Legame (JPN)40$0Koji Maki
3Classic Empire32$1,493,820Mark Casse
4El Areeb20$240,000Cathal Lynch
5McCraken20$235,320Ian Wilkes
6Gormley20$260,000John Shirreffs
7Adirato (JPN)20$0Naosuke Sugai
8Caucus (JPN)16$0Hideaki Fujiwara
9Gunnevera14$803,600Antonio Sano
10Practical Joke14$690,000Chad Brown
11Lookin At Lee10$279,100Steven Asmussen
12Irish War Cry10$212,660H. Motion
13Mastery10$240,000Bob Baffert
14Mo Town10$180,000Anthony Dutrow
15Guest Suite10$120,000Neil Howard
16Royal Mo10$90,000John Shirreffs
17Irap8$90,000Doug O'Neill
18Wild Shot7$97,200George Arnold, II
19True Timber6$65,000Kiaran McLaughlin
20No Dozing5$89,000Arnaud Delacour
21Bonus Points5$42,500Todd Pletcher
22Foggy Night (JPN)5$0Noriyuki Hori
23Klimt4$380,000Art Sherman
24Hot Sean4$180,000Bob Baffert
25Syndergaard4$160,000Todd Pletcher
26Dangerfield4$139,000Doug O'Neill
27Tapwrit4$40,000Todd Pletcher
28Untrapped4$40,000Steven Asmussen
29American Anthem4$20,000Bob Baffert
30J Boys Echo3$75,000Dale Romans
31Recruiting Ready2$43,750Horacio DePaz
32State of Honor2$20,000Mark Casse
33Takaful2$31,500Kiaran McLaughlin
34Warrior's Club2$20,028D. Lukas
35Win With Pride2$22,500Todd Pletcher
36Takeoff2$20,000Mark Casse
37Sheer Flattery2$18,225Jerry Hollendorfer
38Big Hit2$12,000Philip D'Amato
39Uncontested1$10,729Wayne Catalano
40Term of Art1$71,000Doug O'Neill
41Midnight Pleasure1$54,000Craig Dollase
42Talk Logistics1$17,150Edward Plesa, Jr.
43Big Gray Rocket1$25,000Bob Baffert
44Bobby Abu Dhabi1$18,000Peter Miller
45Arklow1$8,000Brad Cox
Updated February 22, 2017 23:00:38 - US Racing Kentucky Derby Contenders

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