Kentucky Derby 2021: Post Positions & Betting Odds

LOUISVILLE, KENTUCKY, USA - APRIL 3 2016: Entrance to Churchill Downs featuring a statue of 2006 Kentucky Derby Champion Barbaro.

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The 2021 Kentucky Derby is set to return on Saturday, May 1 at Churchill Downs in Louisville.

Ahead of the race, the post positions were drawn and early odds were placed for the 20-horse field who qualified with enough points during the 2021 Road to the Kentucky Derby.

This year’s, Essential Quality is the favorite with 2-to-1 odds. The horse will start the race in the No. 14 post position.

Known Agenda, Rock Your World, and Hot Rod Charlie are among the other favorites in the field.

Where will each horse be starting the race and who is favored?

A complete look at the 2021 Kentucky Derby post positions and betting odds can be seen below.

  1. Known Agenda, 6-1
  2. Like The King, 50-1
  3. Brooklyn Strong, 50-1
  4. Keepmeinmind, 50-1
  5. Sainthood, 50-1
  6. O Besos, 20-1
  7. Mandaloun, 15-1
  8. Medina Spirit, 15-1
  9. Hot Rod Charlie, 8-1
  10. Midnight Bourbon, 20-1
  11. Dynamic One, 20-1
  12. Helium, 50-1
  13. Hidden Stash, 50-1
  14. Essential Quality, 2-1
  15. Rock Your World, 5-1
  16. King Fury, 20-1
  17. Highly Motivated, 10-1
  18. Super Stock, 30-1
  19. Soup And Sandwich, 30-1
  20. Bourbonic, 30-1
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