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With the 2012 Kentucky Derby posts officially drawn, the contenders' odds have already begun to shift around.

The two biggest favorites—Bodemeister and Union Rags—are still the favorites, but a few horses are closing fast before race day even gets here.

Here's a look at those helped most by their post positions.



Jack Telias of Sporting News writes, "A whoop went up in the Secretariat Room at Churchill Downs when Dullahan drew post five."

Why? He quotes trainer Dale Romans saying, "It’s a great post. It’s one of the winningest posts in Derby history."

Dullahan's odds have been moving since they opened and with the fifth post they've moved again from 10:1 to 8:1 (he was 12:1 earlier in the week, according to Sportsbook.com).

There's only problem with Dullahan: He's 0-3 at Churchull Downs.


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