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Kentucky Derby Post Positions Capsules
*** 138th Running of the Kentucky Derby ***
Churchill Downs, Louisville, Kentucky
Saturday, May 5th
Distance: 1 1/4 Miles
Post Time: 6:24 p.m. (ET)
Purse: $2 million Guaranteed
PostHorseJockeyTrainer
1 Daddy Long Legs Colm O'Donoghue Aidan O'Brien
2 Optimizer Jon Court D. Wayne Lukas
3 Take Charge Indy Calvin Borel Patrick Byrne
4 Union Rags Julien Leparoux Michael Matz
5 Dullahan Kent Desormeaux Dale Romans
6 Bodemeister Mike Smith Bob Baffert
7 Rousing Sermon Jose Lezcano Jerry Hollendorfer
8 Creative Cause Joel Rosario Mike Harrington
9 Trinniberg Willie Martinez Bisnath Parboo
10 Daddy Nose Best Garrett Gomez Steve Asmussen
11 Alpha Rajiv Maragh Kiaran McLaughlin
12 Prospective Luis Contreras Mark Casse
13 Went the Day Well John Velazquez Graham Motion
14 Hansen Ramon Dominguez Mike Maker
15 Gemologist Javier Castellano Todd Pletcher
16 El Padrino Rafael Bejarano Todd Pletcher
17 Done Talking Sheldon Russell Hamilton Smith
18 Sabercat Corey Nakatani Steve Asmussen
19 I'll Have Another Mario Gutierrez Doug O'Neill
20 Liaison Martin Garcia Bob Baffert
ae My Adonis Elvis Trujillo Kelly Breen
Colts & Geldings Carry 126 Pounds
ae - Also-eligible

Kentucky Derby Capsules & Opening Line Odds in Post Order
 Daddy Long Legs (30-1) - Owner: Michael Tabor, Derrick Smith, and Susan Magnier
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20121100$1,200,000
 20114200$ 108,752
 Totals5300$1,308,752
 Key Outings:
 Won UAE Derby.
 Optimizer (50-1) - Owner: Bluegrass Hall
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20124010$106,619
 20115111$108,975
 Totals9121$215,594
 Key Outings:
 2nd Rebel Stakes. 6th Smarty Jones Stakes. 9th Risen Star Stakes & Arkansas Derby.
 Take Charge Indy (15-1) - Owner: Chuck & Maribeth Sandford
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20122110$608,500
 20114110$112,500
 Totals6220$721,000
 Key Outings:
 Won Florida Derby.
 Union Rags (9-2) - Owner: Chadds Ford Stable
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20122101$340,000
 20114310$858,800
 Totals6411$1,198,800
 Key Outings:
 Won Fountain of Youth Stakes. 3rd Florida Derby.
 Dullahan (8-1) - Owner: Donegal Racing
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20122110$480,000
 20116112$392,091
 Totals8222$872,091
 Key Outings:
 Won Blue Grass Stakes. 2nd Palm Beach Stakes.
 Bodemeister (4-1) - Owner: Zayat Stables
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20124220$704,800
 20110010$
 Totals4220$704,800
 Key Outings:
 Won Arkansas Derby. 2nd San Felipe Stakes.
 Rousing Sermon (50-1) - Owner: Larry and Marianne Williams
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20123002$130,000
 20116222$274,000
 Totals9224$404,000
 Key Outings:
 3rd Louisiana Derby & Robert B. Lewis Stakes. 5th San Felipe Stakes.
 Creative Cause (12-1) - Owner: Heinz Steinmann
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20123111$348,000
 20115311$521,000
 Totals8422$869,000
 Key Outings:
 Won San Felipe Stakes. 2nd Santa Anita Derby. 3rd San Vicente Stakes.
 Trinniberg (50-1) - Owner: Shivananda Racing
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20122200$240,000
 20115120$101,300
 Totals7320$341,300
 Key Outings:
 Won Bay Shore & Swale Stakes.
 Daddy Nose Best (15-1) - Owner: Cathy & Bob Zollars
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20122200$520,000
 20118221$113,623
 Totals10421$633,623
 Key Outings:
 Won Sunland Derby & El Camino Real.
 Alpha (15-1) - Owner: Godolphin Stables
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20123210$410,000
 20113110$ 90,000
 Totals6320$500,000
 Key Outings:
 Won Withers & Count Fleet Stakes. 2nd Wood Memorial.
 Propsective (30-1) - Owner: John C, Oxley
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20124210$281,875
 20114210$161,317
 Totals8420$443,192
 Key Outings:
 Won Tampa Bay Derby & Pasco Stakes. 2nd Sam F. Davis Stakes. 6th Blue Grass Stakes.
 Went the Day Well (20-1) - Owner: Team Valor & Mark Ford
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20123200$311,985
 20112020$ 3,359
 Totals5220$315,344
 Key Outings:
 Won Spiral Stakes.
 Hansen (10-1) Owner: Dr. Kendall Hansen & Skychai Racing
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20123120$470,000
 20113300$1,153,305
 Totals6420$1,623,305
 Key Outings:
 Won Gotham Stakes. 2nd Holy Bull & Blue Grass Stakes.
 Gemologist (6-1) - Owner: WinStar Farm
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20122200$639,000
 20113300$145,855
 Totals5500$784,855
 Key Outings:
 Won Wood Memorial.
 El Padrino (20-1) - Owner: Let's Go Stable
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20123200$255,500
 20113111$ 60,600
 Totals6311$316,100
 Key Outings:
 Won Risen Star Stakes. 4th Florida Derby.
 Done Talking (50-1) - Owner: Skeedattle Stable
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20122100$301,000
 20115202$ 80,200
 Totals7302$381,200
 Key Outings:
 Won Illinois Derby. 10th Gotham Stakes.
 Sabercat (30-1) - Owner: Winchell Thoroughbreds
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20122001$101,429
 20116301$681,420
 Totals8302$782,849
 Key Outings:
 3rd Arkansas Derby. 8th Rebel Stakes.
 I'll Have Another (12-1) - Owner: J. Paul Reddam
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20122200$570,000
 20113110$ 64,000
 Totals5310$634,000
 Key Outings:
 Won Santa Anita Derby & Robert B. Lewis Stakes.
 Liaison (50-1) - Owner: Arnold Zetcher
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20123000$ 18,000
 20114301$469,560
 Totals7301$487,560
 Key Outings:
 4th San Felipe Stakes. 6th Santa Anita Derby.
 My Adonis (50-1) - Owner: George & Lori Hall
 YearStarts123Earnings
 20123011$130,000
 20116230$181,000
 Totals9241$311,000
 Key Outings:
 2nd Gotham Stakes. 3rd Holy Bull Stakes. 7th Wood Memorial.

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