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Kentucky Derby Odds, 2012: Bodemeister, Union Rags Considered Favorites

Initial odds for the 2012 Kentucky Derby have been announced, and there's little surprise as to who the favorites are - Bodemeister (4-1) and Union Rags (9-2) are considered the favorites. The two horses will go off at the sixth and fourth positions, towards the inside of the group of 20.

Keep in mind, these odds will remain steady until betting opens at Churchill on Saturday, where you can expect some fluctuation based on betting trends:

  • Daddy Long Legs 30-1
  • Optimizer 50-1
  • Take Charge Indy 15-1
  • Union Rags 9-2
  • Dullahan 8-1
  • Bodemeister 4-1
  • Rousing Sermon 50-1
  • Creative Cause 12-1
  • Trinniberg 50-1
  • Daddy Nose Best 15-1
  • Alpha 15-1
  • Prospective 30-1
  • Went The Day Well 20-1
  • Hansen 10-1
  • Gemologist 6-1
  • El Padrino 20-1
  • Done Talking 50-1
  • Sabercat 30-1
  • I'll Have Another 12-1
  • Liaison 50-1

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Photographs by coka_koehler used in background montage under Creative Commons. Thank you.