Kentucky Derby 2012: Post Positions, Time, TV Coverage And More

LOUISVILLE, KY - MAY 05: Kentucky Derby entrant Derby Kitten works on the track in preparation for the 137th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5, 2011 in Louisville, Kentucky. (Photo by Rob Carr/Getty Images)

The 138th Kentuck Derby takes place Saturday, with coverage beginning on NBC at 5 p.m. ET. Bodemeister is a 4-1 favorite as of Saturday morning.

The 2012 Kentucky Derby is here. As of Saturday morning of the race, Bodemeister is the favorite at 4-1 odds and Union Rags trails slightly behind at 9-2. For live betting odds, visit KentuckyDerby.com.

The TV schedule, time and post positions follow:

Time: The 138th Kentucky Derby is scheduled to begin at 6:24 p.m. ET.

TV Schedule: NBC will televise the race starting at 5 p.m. ET and ending at 7 p.m. ET with pre- and post-race coverage. Viewers can also observe the undercard on the NBC Sports Network from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., or NBC's Red Carpet Special from 4-5 p.m.

Post Positions:

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

For more on the world of horse racing, head to And Down The Stretch They Come. For more on the 2012 Kentucky Derby, check out our StoryStream.

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