Bodemeister has been made the early 4-1 favorite for the Kentucky Derby, with Union Rags the second choice in a full field of 20 horses.
Trained by three-time Derby winner Bob Baffert, Bodemeister was assigned the No. 6 spot at the post position draw today at Churchill Downs.
Six horses have won from that position, the last being Sea Hero in 1993.
Union Rags drew the No. 4 post and is listed at 9-2. The unbeaten Gemologist is the third choice at6-1. He’ll run from the 15th spot.