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2012 Kentucky Derby Odds: Bodemeister Has Slim Lead Over Union Rags As The Favorite

The opening lines for the 2012 Kentucky Derby have been announced with little in the way of surprises. It's a tight race for the favorite, as Bodemeister (4-1) holds a very slim lead over Union Rags (9-2) for the status of favorite. Keep in mind, these lines will fluctuate once bets start pouring in. Either horse, as well as Dullahan (8-1) or Gemologist (6-1) has a chance to go off as the favorite come Saturday afternoon.

  • Daddy Long Legs 30-1
  • Optimizer 50-1
  • Take Charge Indy 15-1
  • Union Rags 9-2
  • Dullahan 8-1
  • Bodemeister 4-1
  • Rousing Sermon 50-1
  • Creative Cause 12-1
  • Trinniberg 50-1
  • Daddy Nose Best 15-1
  • Alpha 15-1
  • Prospective 30-1
  • Went The Day Well 20-1
  • Hansen 10-1
  • Gemologist 6-1
  • El Padrino 20-1
  • Done Talking 50-1
  • Sabercat 30-1
  • I'll Have Another 12-1
  • Liaison 50-1

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