Kentucky Derby Field Set

By Rick Howlett

The post positions are set for Saturday’s running of the 136th Kentucky Derby, with the maximum field of twenty in the race.

A blind draw for the post positions was held today at Churchill Downs.

The early favorite, Lookin’ At Lucky, with 3-1 odds, will break from the number one position. The second favorite, Sidney’s Candy, at 5-1, drew the far outside twenty spot.

Oddsmaker Mike Battaglia has three horses at 10-1 as third favorites; the filly Devil May Care, Awesome Act and Ice Box.

The Kentucky Derby will be run just after 6:00pm Saturday.

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