Derby Post Positions

Lookin at Lucky will start in the rail position for the 136th running of the Kentucky Derby, which takes place on Saturday at Churchill Downs.

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Oddsmakers from online sports book Sportsbook.com have made Lookin at Lucky a 9/2 favorite to win this year’s Kentucky Derby. Sidney’s Candy has the next best odds at 15/2, while Awesome Act is 10/1 and Noble’s Promise, Super Saver and Dublin are 14/1.

While Lookin at Lucky will start on the rail for Saturday’s race, Sidney’s Candy will start at the 20th post position. Awesome Act will start at No. 16, while Noble’s Promise has the No. 3 position, Super Saver the No. 4 and Dublin the No. 17.

West Side Bernie drew the rail in the 2009 Kentucky Derby, but finished ninth. In fact, four of the first six positions failed to finish in the top 10, with West Side Bernie and Musket Man (third) being the only exceptions. Mine that Bird, who started in the eighth post position, won the Kentucky Derby 135.

Some bettors might be discouraged that Sidney’s Candy is starting in the No. 20 post position, but considering Big Brown won from that spot in 2008 should quell any fears.

For a complete list of post positions for the 2010 Kentucky Derby, as well as updated odds on Saturday’s race from Churchill Downs, see below.

1 Lookin at Lucky 9/2

2 Icebox 18/1

3 Noble's Promise 14/1

4 Super Saver 14/1

5 Line of David 35/1

6 Stately Victor 35/1

7 American Lion 22/1

8 Deans Kitten 50/1

9 Make Music For Me 50/1

10 Paddy O'Prado 22/1

11 Devil May Care 12/1

12 Conveyance 16/1

13 Jackson Bend 14/1

14 Mission Impazible 16/1

15 Discreetly Mine 45/1

16 Awesome Act 10/1

17 Dublin 14/1

18 Backtalk 50/1

19 Homeboykris 60/1

20 Sidney’s Candy 15/2

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Posted: 4/28/10 4:35PM ET

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