"Union Rags"currently sits at 4-1 odds to win the Kentucky Derby and opens from the 4th position. Jockey Julien Leparoux will ride the horse, which is considered to be one of the odds-on favorites to take home the Derby. The Kentucky Derby start time and official post time is 6:24pm ET this Saturday from Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky. This is the 138th running of the Kentucky Derby and this season there are several contenders in the event.
"Union Rags" has a lifetime career of 6-4-1 and has gone 2-1 this season. The horse has a combined winnings of over $1,000,000 in just two years on the major circuit. Leparoux and Union Rags might stay toward the middle of the pack for the majority of the race before making a major push at the end. As one of the bigtime favorites to win the derby, this horse could be a major player in the race and could be that patented horse that breaks late and takes home the victory.
The current Kentucky Derby post positions and odds are: 1. Daddy Long Legs 30-1, 2. Optimizer 50-1, 3. Take Charge Indy 15-1, 4. Union Rags 9-2, 5. Dullahan 8-1, 6. Bodemeister 4-1, 7. Rousing Sermon 50-1, 8. Creative Cause 12-1, 9. Trinniberg 50-1, 10. Daddy Nose Best 15-1, 11. Alpha 15-1, 12. Prospective 30-1, 13. Went The Day Well 20-1, 14. Hansen 10-1, 15. Gemologist 6-1, 16. El Padrino 20-1, 17. Done Talking 50-1, 18. Sabercat 30-1, 19. I'll Have Another 10-1 and 20. Liaison 50- 1.
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"Union Rags" Odds - Kentucky Derby Contenders 2012 - Free Picks
Pregame.com Pro Marco D'Angelo and Dave Tuley from ViewFromVegas.com and the Daily Racing Form discuss "Union Rags" in the 2012 Kentucky Derby - including odds, post postions, handicapping tips, favorites, and long shots.