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

2012 Kentucky Derby day is here with 20 new hopefuls looking to etch their names in the history books. Bodemeister, Union Rags and Gemologist headline the field as favorites, but there's no telling how the race ultimately turns out.

Here is the key information you need to know:


Derby Start Time: 4:24 p.m. MT (NBC coverage begins at 2:00 p.m. MT)

Related: 2012 Kentucky Derby Betting Guide: How To Bet On The Horses

Here are the 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 Derby Week at the 2012 Kentucky Derby and the schedule of coverage heading into the main event, make sure to visit this StoryStream as well as horse racing blog And Down The Stretch They Come.