135th Kentucky Derby Starting Positions

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The Washington Post's Andrew Beyer thinks most of the horses racing in the Kentucky Derby this year have "no business being there," but sees one clear winner.Video by Atkinson & Co.
Saturday, May 2, 2009

6:04 p.m. today at Churchill Downs in Louisville (WRC-4, WBAL-11)

Pos.HorseTrainerJockeyBSFOdds
1 West Side BernieKelly BreenStewart Elliott 10130-1
2Musket Man Derek Ryan Eibar Coa 9820-1
3Mr. Hot Stuff Eoin Harty John Velazquez 9630-1
4Advice Todd Pletcher Rene Douglas 9430-1
5Hold Me Back Bill Mott K. Desormeaux 9715-1
6Friesan Fire Larry Jones Gabriel Saez 1045-1
7Papa Clem Gary Stute Rafael Bejarano 10120-1
8Mine That Bird Bennie Woolley Jr. Calvin Borel 8150-1
9Join In The Dance Todd Pletcher Chris DeCarlo 9050-1
10Regal Ransom Saeed bin Suroor Alan Garcia 101*30-1
11 Chocolate Candy Jerry Hollendorfer Mike Smith 9420-1
12General Quarters Thomas R. McCartney Julien Leparoux 10220-1
13I Want Revenge Jeff Mullins Joe Talamo 1133-1
14Atomic Rain Kelly Breen Joe Bravo9550-1
15Dunkirk Todd Pletcher Edgar Prado1084-1
16Pioneerof the Nile Bob Baffert Garrett Gomez 964-1
17Summer Bird Tim Ice Chris Rosier 9950-1
18Nowhere To Hide Nick Zito S. Bridgmohan 9050-1
19Desert Party Saeed bin Suroor Ramon Dominguez100*15-1
20 Flying Private D. Wayne Lukas Robby Albarado 94 50-1

* Beyer Speed Figure (BSF) represents a horse's top performance as a 3-year-old. Figures for Regal Ransom and Desert Party are estimates of their last races in Dubai.


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