Here are the 2021 Kentucky Derby post position draw, odds and entries for full field

Here are the 2021 Kentucky Derby post position draw, odds and entries for full field

April 27, 2021

The draw for the $3 million, Grade 1 Kentucky Derby was held Tuesday morning at Churchill Downs. 

Essential Quality, trained by Louisville native Brad Cox, was named the 2-1 favorite in the morning line. He drew the No. 14 post position in the full field of 20. 

The Derby has an approximate post time of 6:57 p.m. Saturday and will be televised by NBC. 

Post position, horse, trainer, jockey, morning-line odds 

1. Known Agenda, Todd Pletcher, Irad Ortiz Jr., 6-1

2. Like the King, Wesley Ward, Drayden Van Dyke, 50-1

3. Brooklyn Strong, Daniel Velazquez, Umberto Rispoli, 50-1

4. Keepmeinmind, Robertino Diodoro, David Cohen, 50-1

5. Sainthood, Todd Pletcher, Corey Lanerie, 50-1

6. O Besos, Greg Foley, Marcelino Pedroza, 20-1

7. Mandaloun, Brad Cox, Florent Geroux, 15-1

8. Medina Spirit, Bob Baffert, John Velazquez, 15-1

9. Hot Rod Charlie, Doug O'Neill, Flavien Prat, 8-1

10. Midnight Bourbon, Steve Asmussen, Mike Smith, 20-1

11. Dynamic One, Todd Pletcher, Jose Ortiz, 20-1

12. Helium, Mark Casse, Julien Leparoux, 50-1

13. Hidden Stash, Vicki Oliver, Rafael Bejarano, 50-1

14. Essential Quality, Brad Cox, Luis Saez, 2-1

15. Rock Your World, John Sadler, Joel Rosario, 5-1

16. King Fury, Kenny McPeek, Brian Hernandez Jr., 20-1

17. Highly Motivated, Chad Brown, Javier Castellano, 10-1

18. Super Stock, Steve Asmussen, Ricardo Santana Jr., 30-1

19. Soup and Sandwich, Mark Casse, Tyler Gaffalione, 30-1

20. Bourbonic, Todd Pletcher, Kendrick Carmouche, 30-1

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Jason Frakes: 502-582-4046; [email protected]; Twitter: @KentuckyDerbyCJ.

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