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2012 Kentucky Derby: Post Positions, Time, TV Schedule, Video And More

The 2012 Kentucky Derby takes place Saturday evening for the 138th time in the race's history. As of the morning of the race, Bodemeister is the favorite at 4-1 odds, with Union Rags following slightly behind at 9-2. For live betting odds, visit

The race's time, post positions and TV schedule follow:

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

TV Schedule: NBC has coverage of the race all day, beginning with the undercard from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the NBC Sports Network. At 4 p.m. the coverage switches to NBC, with the race telecast beginning at 5 p.m. and lasting until 7 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

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